World Theatre Day – Top Theatre Picks

It’s World Theatre Day, the best day of the year (unless you don’t like theatre, in which case you’re probably reading the wrong blog). Over the years I’ve seen some great theatre, and some not so great, but today I thought I’d celebrate some of the best plays and musicals I’ve been lucky enough to... Continue Reading →

Interview with Libby Liburd

Inspired by pioneering British female boxers who fought for their right to fight, Fighter arrives at the Stratford Circus Arts Centre on 25 April for a limited run. I spoke with writer and performer Libby Liburd to find out more about her latest show. What is Fighter about? It’s about a single mum, Lee, who stumbles into... Continue Reading →

Interview with Fancy Chance

The Little Death Club arrives at the Southbank's Underbelly Festival this April. I recently caught up with "hair-hanging supremo" Fancy Chance to find out more about the cabaret and what audiences can expect. Can you tell me more about the Little Death Club? How did the show come about? Little Death Club is the darkest,... Continue Reading →

Review: Feed, Vault Festival

Production company Theatre Témoin are renowned for taking on important and topical issues, and current show Feed continues this trend, offering a disturbing look at capitalism and the dark reality of the internet. Directed by Ailin Conant, Feed tells the story of Kate (Louise Lee), a journalist who receives news that an article she wrote... Continue Reading →

Interview with Owen Calvert-Lyons

Random Selfies comes to the Ovalhouse later this month. I caught up with Director Owen Calvert-Lyons, Head of Theatre at the Ovalhouse, to find out more about his upcoming production and what's in store for the theatre going forward. Can you tell me what Random Selfies is about? Random Selfies is about a lonely girl in a... Continue Reading →

Review: Waitress, Adelphi Theatre

This year sees a wave of Broadway shows coming to the West End, with Come From Away currently melting hearts at the Phoenix Theatre, and Dear Evan Hansen already a box office hit ahead of its autumn opening. After entertaining audiences in New York since 2015 Waitress finally lands on our shores, but will it... Continue Reading →

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