Review: Fast, Park Theatre

Following successful stints at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe, Kate Barton’s psychological thriller Fast arrives at London’s Park Theatre for a limited run. Set in the early 1900s, Fast is based on the true story of American ‘Doctor’ Linda Hazzard, who was nicknamed the ‘Starvation Doctor’ and was said to be responsible for the deaths... Continue Reading →

Review: Red Palace, the Vaults

The Prince is throwing a ball and we’re all invited! He’s ruled the kingdom for a thousand days, and with a deadly prophecy hanging over him, he’s opened the doors to his palace in a bid to try and cheat death. Guests are invited to don their masks, step inside the Prince’s palace, explore the... Continue Reading →

News: Production images released for The Border

Production images have today been released for the new touring production of The Border by Afsaneh Gray, a new politically-charged comedy aimed to inspire young audiences. This outrageous Brechtian parable highlighting the absurdity of borders will tour extensively to both schools and theatres to engage audiences across the country in an urgent national conversation. The... Continue Reading →

Interview with Afsaneh Gray

The Border, a play which questions the meaning of borders and the lines we draw between ourselves and other people, embarks on a nationwide tour later this week. I caught up with writer Afsaneh Gray to find out more.  How did you first get into writing? I always wanted to be a writer, so of course... Continue Reading →

Review: Macbeth, Temple Church

Something wicked this way comes…to London’s Temple Church to be precise. Antic Disposition, renowned for producing innovative interpretations of classic stories, returns to this iconic venue following the success of previous productions of Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and Richard III. This time it’s the turn of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Macbeth, a dark... Continue Reading →

Interview with Cressida Peever

Shotgun Carousel's latest immersive experience Red Palace opens at the Vaults next month. I spoke with writer Cressida Peever to find out more.  Can you tell me about Red Palace? Red Palace is an immersive fusion of theatre, cabaret and circus. Produced by Shotgun Carousel, it combines their signature sass and spectacle with the gothic... Continue Reading →

Interview with Nick Lane

This autumn, Blackeyed Theatre will be embarking on a nationwide tour of its latest production, a new adaptation of Jane Eyre. I caught up with writer Nick Lane to find out more about his adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s classic. How did you first get into writing? I guess you’d say it was a combination of... Continue Reading →

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