Interview with Kerry Fitzgerald

Kerry Fitzgerald is an actor, writer and one half of feminist theatre company, Purple Ostrich Productions along with Lise Knudsen. I caught up with Kerry to find out about her comedy spoof seminar Come Hygge Yourself, which arrives at the King's Head Theatre next month. Can you tell me a little bit about Come Hygge... Continue Reading →

Review: Custody, Ovalhouse

Four actors are on stage, each moving slowly in a dreamlike fashion, pained expressions on their faces. Suddenly they stop in their movement and begin to speak in unison, mimicking a police officer delivering bad news. “There...There was...There was a...There was a bit...There was a bit of....There was a bit of a scuffle...and I’m...I’m sorry... Continue Reading →

Interview with Meena Rayann

Exchange Theatre's tenth anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s political play The Flies opens at Bunker Theatre next week. I caught up with Meena Rayann, who stars as Electra, to find out more about the upcoming production. How did you get into acting? When I was about ten years old I was extremely shy and through... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: June

It seems crazy that we're in June already - the year may be flying by but summer is finally here (at least until the rain arrives in a day or two's time). I'll be spending the long, warm nights wisely - at the theatre. Here are the shows I'll be seeing this month. The month... Continue Reading →

Review: Taking Liberties, Bread and Roses Theatre

Written and performed by Caroline Gray, Taking Liberties originally began life as a 15-minute performance at an Actor Awareness Scratch night. With the help of playwright Jon Brittain, it’s been developed into a full-length show now playing at Clapham’s Bread and Rose Theatre. Amy is a young woman going through a rough time. Not what... Continue Reading →

Interview with David William Bryan

Written and performed by David William Bryan, In Loyal Company, a story of a missing World War II soldier facing desperate odds, is currently touring the UK. I caught up with David to find out what inspired him to write this story.  Can you tell me about In Loyal Company? It’s the true, untold story... Continue Reading →

Review: Testament, Hope Theatre

Following successful runs at both the Edinburgh Festival and Hope Theatre in 2018, Chalk Line Theatre’s debut production Testament, which explores suicide, loss and survivor’s guilt, has returned to the Hope in time to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week. After surviving a car accident in which his girlfriend Tess (Jessica Frances) died, Max (Nicholas... Continue Reading →

Review: Summer Street, Waterloo East Theatre

Anyone who remembers the 1980 and 90s will no doubt recall the golden days of Australian soap operas which launched the careers of the likes of Kylie and Dannii Minogue and Jason Donovan. AJN Productions' Summer Street, now playing Waterloo East Theatre after a successful stint at the Brighton Fringe, pays tribute to these glory... Continue Reading →

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