A Pocketful of Grimms

Story Pocket Theatre Let the magical Storyteller whisk you away to a land of fables to explore some of the world’s favourite fairy tales. Featuring glorious retellings of Hansel and Gretel, Beauty and the Beast, Rumpelstiltskin and more.  From the winners of the Primary Times Children’s Choice Award, 2014 and the Three Weeks Editors’ Choice…

William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)

Reduced Shakespeare Company and Seabright Productions present By Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor Acclaimed stars of the West End stage, the Reduced Shakespeare Company, are back with another barnstormingly irreverent and breathtakingly hilarious celebration of our cultural heritage – as seen through the eyes of three Americans wearing trainers. In a better-late-than-never nod to the…

Metamorphosis

Theatrical Niche Waking to find himself transformed into a dung beetle one morning, Gregor must now seriously consider his options. One of the most resonantly strange stories ever brought to stage, this highly acclaimed adaptation by Steven Berkoff plunges into the extremity of Kafka’s dark humour, and reveals a tremulous human heart. “Metamorphosis” casts its…

Chekhov Shorts

European Arts European Arts Company returns with a hugely entertaining collection of classic one-act farces by Anton Chekhov, including The Evils of Tobacco, The Dimwit, The Bear, Swan Song and The Proposal. This is Chekhov as you’ve never seen him before – funny! Originally performed in Russian vaudeville theatres, these bittersweet plays are Chekhov at his comic best – before The Seagull…

Shakespeare Double Bill Twelfth Night and Romeo & Juliet

Merely Theatre in association with The Production Exchange ROMEO & JULIET Merely present young love in all its raw and savage beauty. The show drives through action-packed thrills and tender intimacy to crushing loss. Five actors create a stirring, visceral theatrical experience. TWELFTH NIGHT Unlikely lovers collide in a tale of identical twins, multiple disguises…

The Best Thing

Vamos Theatre Company In a co-commission with London International Mime Festival A swinging sixties story of unconditional love from the UK’s leading full mask theatre company It’s 1966. The record player’s on, her hair’s bobbed and eye-lashes curled: for seventeen year old Susan, life is an adventure waiting to begin. But what happens next turns…

Cult Figure: Kenneth Williams

Apollo Theatre Company Kenneth Williams is undoubtedly one of the most recognisable faces (and voices) in British comedy history.  A household name thanks to his work on Hancock’s Half Hour, Round the Horne and a staggering twenty-five Carry On films, his career is the stuff of comedy legend. This brand new production tells the great…

The Resistible Rise

Attitude School of Dance This dance production is based upon the play ‘The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui’ by Bertolt Brecht, which is set in 1930s Chicago and follows the swift rise to power by the fictional gangster, Arturo Ui. This is a parody of the rise of Hitler’s Nazi Party in Germany. The play…

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