News: Aslant Theatre announces new adaptation workshop

“Contemporary Approaches to Adaptation” is a new online workshop offering, developed and led by Aslant Theatre Company’s Artistic Director Antonia Georgieva in collaboration with the Hope Theatre. The workshop will take place on Thursday, May 7th at 2 PM over Zoom. Running as part of the Hope Theatre’s #HopeOnline series, the workshop will explore some key... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Review: Cockamamy, Hope Theatre

Inspired by writer-performer Louise Coulthard’s own experiences with her grandmother, Cockamamy offers a heartfelt, personal and relatable insight into dementia. Alice (Mary Rutherford) and Rosie (Coulthard), grandmother and granddaughter, are a team; bonded by blood, family and loss following the death of Rosie’s mother and grandfather. They live together, enjoy watching Countdown together and both... Continue Reading →

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