The UK’s longest established Asian, black and ethnically diverse-led theatre company has a new season under new artistic director Abdul Shayek, writes Alexandra Warren.
Not seen in London for more than half a century, Staircase by Charles Dyer was a West End and Broadway hit at its premiere in the late 1960s.
After more than two years closed, a well-loved children’s theatre is preparing to reopen this summer following an £8.5 million makeover. The Polka Theatre in Wimbledon closed its doors for refurbishment in February 2019.
A new female-led theatre company has announced an open call for submissions from creatives with lived experience growing up in Peckham and Camberwell.
What would you do if you were told you had four years to live? This is the question faced by Michael Spencer, the main character of Jack Holden’s new play Cruise, when he and his partner are diagnosed with HIV in 1984, writes Alexandra Warren.
The artistic director of Oily Cart, a Wandsworth-based theatre company, has won a international award for her outstanding achievements and contributions to theatre for young audiences.
Love in the Lockdown: Two tentative lovers begin a tortuous relationship over Zoom, brought together by a shared interest in Boccaccio’s classic The Decameron. It is a touching starting point for all of us to explore what this pandemic means for us, and to give us hope for our future.
Sasha Reagan is something of a living legend in South London theatre. Her all-male version of The Pirates of Penzance will delight Gilbert & Sullivan lovers who are open to re-interpretation. It is available online for Easter week.