12 Sep 2017
John Patrick Shanley's Doubt, A Parable
Southwark Playhouse | London
directed by Ché Walker
It’s 1964 and we find ourselves gathered today at the Church of St Nicholas. It’s a school in the Bro...
16 Jul 2016
Markus Potter and David Hothouse's Stalking the Bogeyman
directed by Markus Potter
This is a play that does not hold back. No sooner have the lights gone up than we...
7 Jun 2016
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
directed by Simon Evans
A little too self-congratulatory at first, director Simon Evans’ two-hour panto-esque entertainme...
20 May 2016
Steven Dietz's Last of the Boys
directed by John Haidar
Steven Dietz’s play Last of the Boys explores the effects of the Vietnam War thirty years later on two American v...
12 Feb 2016
Lyle Kessler's Orphans
directed by Paul Tomlinson
Dilated Theatre Company's welcome revival of Lyle Kessler's 1983 runaway success Orphans is like a coc...
8 Oct 2015
Ben Musgrave's Crushed Shells and Mud
directed by Russell Bolam
"Beware them, beware them, for they are coming!" A deadly epidemic is scaring the life...
6 Jul 2015
Austin Pendleton's Orson's Shadow
directed by Alice Hamilton
“A critic is a man that knows the way but can’t drive the car.” So coined Kenneth Tynan, w...
15 Jun 2015
Tristan Bernays's Teddy
music Dougal Irvine
directed by Eleanor Rhode
Snapdragon and Theatre Bench’s production of Teddy accomplishes that rares...
15 Feb 2015
Russell Labey's Gods and Monsters
directed by Russell Labey
In Bill Condon's 1998 film of the same name, the aging Hollywood director James Whale draws on the words of...
10 Dec 2014
Stan Sakai's Usage Yojimbo
adapted for the stage by Stewart Melton
directed by Amy Draper
As the old Japanese proverb probably doesn’t go, the life of a samurai ain’t easy...
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