News: Ovalhouse Announces 2019 Spring Season

The Ovalhouse Theatre has announced its 2019 Spring programme, which includes the two full-length shows Smack That and Random Selfies. 2019 is a significant year for Ovalhouse as it marks their final year programming theatre in their current home, before embarking on an exciting nine months, staging performances in unusual locations prior to moving into their new space in... Continue Reading →

News: Waltham Forest awards £135,000 to 12 community arts groups as new funding round opens in Mayor’s first London Borough of Culture programme

A panel of Waltham Forest Community Ambassadors has selected 12 local art and culture projects in the borough to receive funding, from the initial round of the Make it Happen grants programme. Following 165 applications the 12 projects that have been selected bring a wide range of creative projects to life, ranging from African storytelling... Continue Reading →

First look at Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical UK & Ireland Tour

The Royal Shakespeare Company have released the first images of Elliot Harper as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical’s UK and Ireland tour. Elliot joined the production on Tuesday 15 January at Theatre Royal Plymouth. The tour will then play at the Alhambra Theatre, Bradford (19 February – 23 March 2019), Edinburgh Playhouse (2 – 27 April 2019), The Bristol Hippodrome (7 May – 8 June 2019), Mayflower Theatre, Southampton (11 June... Continue Reading →

Review: Anomaly, Old Red Lion Theatre

Over the past year there’s been a big focus on the #MeToo movement following allegations against powerful men in Hollywood including Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey. Now WildChild Productions’ latest play Anomaly offers a fresh perspective by telling the story of the perpetrator’s family – the women who are left behind to pick up the... Continue Reading →

News: Full cast announced for Waitress

Full casting information has now been released for the West End premiere of Sara Bareilles’ Waitress, which will play at London’s Adelphi Theatre from 8 February. Today it was announced that Eastenders, Emmerdale and Waterloo Road star Shaun Prendergast will be playing Old Joe, joining previously announced US star Katharine McPhee, who will reprise the role of... Continue Reading →

Review: Sex Education, Netflix

There’s been a lot of buzz around Netflix lately with the release of hit thriller Bird Box and the latest interactive episode of Black Mirror, Bandersnatch. That buzz is set to continue later this week with the streaming service’s latest show, Sex Education, a teenage comedy with a difference. Created by Laurie Nunn, this British... Continue Reading →

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