News: Ovalhouse announces 2019 summer season

With only two seasons left before Ovalhouse moves into its new home in Brixton, their 2019 summer season is packed full of extraordinary artists making bold new plays with three full length shows and four FiRST BiTES. For the first time, Ovalhouse has programmed an incredible showcase of six new plays by their Young Associate... 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 →

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 →

News: Funeral Flowers to play The Bunker

Exploring trauma, relationships, and our human instincts to find the courage to survive, the heartfelt Funeral Flowers comes to The Bunker this April. Emma Dennis-Edwards (New Futures, Pentabus Theatre Company; After Orlando, The Finborough) won the Filipa Bragança Award for an outstanding solo theatre performance by an actress for her Fringe First award-winning run of... Continue Reading →

The month ahead: March

January may have lasted what felt like years, but February seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye. Now it’s suddenly March, but spring is hopefully on its way and – even more excitingly – it’s almost Pancake Day! Here are some of the shows I’ll be seeing this month, when I'm not... Continue Reading →

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