Mouthpiece, Soho Theatre

Mouthpiece originally premiered last year at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre and now arrives at London’s Soho Theatre for a limited run. Written by Kieran Hurley, the play is a clever and powerful commentary on the theatre world itself in terms of artistic responsibility and the representation of social classes within the arts. Libby (Neve McIntosh) is... Continue Reading →

Interview with Emma Dennis-Edwards

Following rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival, Funeral Flowers arrives at the Bunker Theatre later this month. I spoke with writer and performer Emma Dennis-Edwards to find out more about the inspiration behind her latest play. How did you first get into the arts? My Mum has always worked full time; therefore I went to... Continue Reading →

Interview with Elijah W. Harris

Elijah W. Harris is a London-based actor and writer working in film and theatre, and is currently playing the role of Josh in the UK tour of Rotterdam, which arrives at Kingston's Rose Theatre this weekend. Tell us about Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a play about a couple navigating their relationship when one of them, Adrian, comes... Continue Reading →

Interview with Kit Thacker

Founded more than 50 years ago, Drama Studio London delivers courses designed to give aspiring actors the best preparation for a professional career, and boasts past alumni including the likes of Emily Watson and Forest Whitaker. This summer, DSL’s first group of BA graduates are set to enter the theatre industry and so I caught... Continue Reading →

Interview with Luke Wright

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Luke Wright's first ever poetry gig and to mark the occasion he's touring his show Poet Laureate, which arrives at the Soho Theatre next week. I caught up with Luke to find out more about his upcoming show. Can you tell me a little bit more about your... Continue Reading →

Review: Maggie May, Finborough Theatre

Boasting music and lyrics by Oliver! composer Lionel Bart, the musical Maggie May was last performed in London in 1964 at the Adelphi Theatre. Now, more than 50 years later it returns to the stage at the Finborough Theatre to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the death of Bart, once described by Andrew Lloyd-Webber as... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: April

Spring is finally here, the nights are getting longer and the days hopefully warmer. It’s hard to believe it’s April already but there are lots of exciting things coming up this month! First up later this week is a trip to the Soho Theatre to see Mouthpiece. This story of an unlikely friendship won rave... Continue Reading →

Interview with Linus Karp

The one-man tragi-comedy Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked arrives at London's King's Head Theatre on 12 April following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. I spoke to star Linus Karp to find out more about the story behind this unusually titled play. Can you tell me more about Awkward Conversations with Animals... Continue Reading →

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