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 →

Interview with Katharine Farmer

Katharine Farmer is currently directing the revival of Jerry Sterner's play, Other People's Money, which is running at the Southwark Playhouse. I caught up with Katharine to find out more about her latest project. Can you tell me a little bit about Other People's Money? ‘Other People’s Money’ is about the seduction of money and... Continue Reading →

Review: Neck or Nothing, Pleasance Theatre

Inspired by the 1996 documentary Project Grizzly, which followed Canadian inventor Troy Hurtubise as he went in search of grizzlies in a bear-proof suit, Fledgling Theatre’s Neck or Nothing shines a light on men’s mental health. Neck or Nothing tells the story of Jens (James Murfitt), an inventor who lives in his brother Frank’s (David... Continue Reading →

Interview with Kema Sikazwe

Kema Sikazwe is an actor, rapper, singer (who performs under the name Kema Kay), rising star and Live Theatre Associate Artist. His debut show Shine is a Live Theatre production which tells his own autobiographical story through an electrifying live soundtrack and heartfelt words. I caught up with Kema to find out more about his... Continue Reading →

Review: Twelfth Night, Rose Playhouse

There have been some high-profile revivals of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in recent years, what with the National’s 2017 production starring Tamsin Greig, and more recently the Young Vic’s musical adaptation. But OVO Theatre’s current revival, which commemorates the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the Rose Playhouse, is a Twelfth Night with a delightfully modern... Continue Reading →

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