News: Night of the Living Dead Live official stage production announced for UK premiere

Six strangers, a lonely farmhouse, surrounded by brain-eating zombies – what could possibly go wrong? Who will make it out alive? Based on George A. Romero’s unparalleled 1968 film Night of the Living Dead™, the first ever UK stage adaptation and the only officially authorised production will come to life at Pleasance, London from 9 April to 19 May 2019. Directed... Continue Reading →

News: National Theatre announces new exhibition: Theatre Treasures

The National Theatre has announced details of its latest exhibition: Theatre Treasures: National Theatre Archive Unboxed. Celebrating 25 years of the National Theatre Archive, this exhibition reveals some of the treasures of the collection. Theatre-makers, playwrights and researchers were invited to choose an object which inspires them from the Archive. Participants included theatre critic Michael Billington,... Continue Reading →

My least favourite C word

Until recently my least favourite C word was “Christmas” – bah humbug and all that jazz. I’ve never been a fan of the festive period, now that I’m older it reminds me of the loved ones I’ve lost, but just before the end of last year my dislike for Christmas was replaced by another C... Continue Reading →

News: First production images released of Ivo van Hove’s All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James

To mark the world premiere of Ivo van Hove’s highly anticipated stage adaptation of the 1950 Twentieth Century Fox film All About Eve, Sonia Friedman Productions and Fox Stage Productions have today given a first glimpse of the production. Ahead of the first preview tomorrow, Saturday 2nd February, the first photography has been released. Shot by... Continue Reading →

News: Paines Plough announces 2019 programme

Artistic Directors of Paines Plough James Grieve and George Perrin today announced the company’s Programme 2019, marking the final season from the pair who will step down later this year after nearly a decade at the helm. The programme celebrates some of the most exciting, distinctive, observant and entertaining voices in British theatre with commissioned writers including: Charley Miles, Nathan Bryon, Daf... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: February

January may have been the longest month ever but finally February is here, and with it comes a whole host of new shows to see. Here are a few of the theatre productions, events and books I’ll be blogging about this month. Theatre Fasten your seatbelts...! One of the hottest tickets of the year, the... Continue Reading →

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