Lauren Fox: Love, Lust, Fear and Freedom

Lauren Fox: Love, Lust, Fear and Freedom

Lauren Fox, a New York native, makes her London debut at the Crazy Coqs of Brasserie Zedel. 

Best of Friends

Best of Friends

Best of Friends’ writer and producer Nick Fogarty has proved his dedication and great stamina to this musical project. 

Laqueum

Laqueum

The Huntley Street Theatre Company presents Laqueum, a new theatrical performance set in a female prison, which explores isolation and entrapment. 

Hutch

Hutch

The roaring twenties seem to be a fashionable era to reflect on these days and after Great Gatsby the musical, Ruby in the Dust presents Hutch. 

Alice The Musical

Alice The Musical

Cambridge Touring Theatre’s Alice the Musical is a great example of children’s fringe theatre, with simple set designs embellished by the high enthusiasm of the actors. 

Vieux Carré

Vieux Carré

For the first time in 30 years Tenessee Williams’ autobiographical play Vieux Carre is revived in The Kings Head Theatre. 

Will Howells's Grammar School

Will Howells's Grammar School

Will Howells is a stand-up on a mission. 

The 8th Wave

The 8th Wave

The 8th Wave opens strong: two men on stage, the younger one tied to a chair, the older one eating. 

The Rules of The Game

The Rules of The Game

1215 playwright Andrew Taylor, co-writer of West End musical Toxic Bankers, decided to go solo and created The Rules of the Game. 

The London Jam Improvathon

The London Jam Improvathon

How do you review a performance that hasn’t ended yet? In fact, as I am typing this, the 50-hour Improvathon isn’t even halfway through. 

The Chronicles of Arna

The Chronicles of Arna

Arna Spek is Dutch and is attempting to blend in with the English now she has moved to London. 

The Suicide

The Suicide

It is not the most cheery title but black comedy The Suicide by Nikolai Erdman has plenty of laughs as well as a serious underlying message. 

Summer

Summer

Based on the 1916 novel of the first female Pulitzer Prize winner, Edith Wharton, Summer brings us to the remote village of North Dormer in the US. 

The London Jam Presents Game of Death

The London Jam Presents Game of Death

Jacob Banigan is a Canadian who works with Theater Im Bahnhof and English Lovers in Austria, but on the Park Theatre stage Banigan performed his one man show Game of Death. 

The Cabaret Of Pottiness

The Cabaret Of Pottiness

The Cabaret of Pottiness is usually a monthly event but has sprung itself on Camden for three nights, in honour of the Fringe festival. 

Loretta Maine: Bipolar

Loretta Maine: Bipolar

Loretta Maine is a mess. 

Victor Borge

Victor Borge

Before the TV-series Borgen, there was another popular Danish export: Victor Borge. 

The Factory Presents The Odyssey at The London Jam

The Factory Presents The Odyssey at The London Jam

The Factory Theatre presented The Odyssey as part of the London Jam at the Park Theatre. 

Girlband

Girlband

It seems that every band has two careers these days: once in their hayday and a second time during a reunion a decade or so later. 

The Pinstripe Trilogy

The Pinstripe Trilogy

Theatre Delicatessen and The Lab Collective have teamed up to create the Pinstripe Trilogy in the abandoned BBC building in Marylebone. 

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

In the week that a new date for the film version of F. 

The London Jam Presents Abandoman

The London Jam Presents Abandoman

This week Park Theatre in Finsbury is hosting The London Jam, a festival celebrating improvisation talent. 

Four by Four

Four by Four

Four by Four is in fact, two by two: four plays have been paired up and alternated on the four days they are scheduled. 

Trojan Women

Trojan Women

Through the ages war has often been defined by physical conflict and soldiers on the battlefield, however the true impact is of course far more encompassing. 

Mary Rose

Mary Rose

Mr Barrie has a way with mysterious islands. 

Spymonkey's Cooped

Spymonkey's Cooped

Spymonkey are a physical comedy theatre group that mix clowning, a hint of naughty Monty Python and just plain old slapstick to great effect. 

Chrysalis

Chrysalis

On paper, Taragona Theatre’s Chrysalis should not work: a physical theatre piece in black box of the Etcetera theatre above a pub, exploring women’s path in life. 

Christmas With The Supreme Fabulettes

Christmas With The Supreme Fabulettes

Christmas: like the proverbial row of tents, there was never a holiday more camp. 

The Summer House

The Summer House

The stag night: one of the last remaining bastions of masculinity. 

Stefan Bednarczyk Sings Coward

Stefan Bednarczyk Sings Coward

In the cosy cabaret setting of The Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zedel, Stefan Bednarczyk brings to life songs and verses by the legendary Noel Coward. 

In Extremis

In Extremis

For the run of In Extremis, penned by Complicité member Neil Bartlett, Kean Productions has decided to work with two different casts. 

Susan Murray: Eyes Down For A Full Murray

Susan Murray: Eyes Down For A Full Murray

I liked Eyes Down For A Full Murray but the setting could have been more fortunate for Susan. 

Festen

Festen

Family gatherings are always a great setting for drama but Festen, David Eldridge’s theatrical adaptation of the original Danish film, is an example of dramatic excellence. 

The Cat's Mother

The Cat's Mother

Pericles Snowdon’s title refers to an old English saying: Once upon a time it was improper to refer to one’s elder with just the third person singular. 

Pot Noodles & Knickers

Pot Noodles & Knickers

The heart and the themes of Pot Noodles & Knickers are in the right place: it is a story about friendship, about self-worth… Yet I missed the build up of a story arch, which made… 

HELLUVA TOWN: A New York Soundtrack

HELLUVA TOWN: A New York Soundtrack

Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano are an adorable husband and duo, a pair of very talented musicians who have flown from New York to perform Helluva Town, their Ipod shuffle soundt… 

Look Back In Anger

Look Back In Anger

When Look Back in Anger by John Osborne was first performed it sparked outrage. 

Go to Sleep, Goddamnit!

Go to Sleep, Goddamnit!

The Krumple is an international theatre company by graduates of Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq. 

Future Perfect Presents The Family Plot

Future Perfect Presents The Family Plot

Future Perfect is a writers’ collective that in several formations organise readings of their own work. 

Tristram Shandy - Conception, Cock & Bull

Tristram Shandy - Conception, Cock & Bull

In the studio of St James’ Theatre, Face to Face presents Tristram Shandy – Conception, Cock and Bull – adapted and performed by Stephen Oxley. 

Cross Purpose

Cross Purpose

AM Production’s very satisfying version of Cross Purpose or ‘Le Malentendu’ by Nobel Laureate Albert Camus shows us entertainment doesn’t always have to be light laughs. 

Special Ed: Healthy Body, Happy Me

Special Ed: Healthy Body, Happy Me

Callum and Diana work in Educational Children’s theatre.