Latest Reviews

Gauhar Jaan – The Datia Incident

Gauhar Jaan – The Datia Incident

Looking at a beautifully lit and visually enticing set on a traverse stage, this production of Gauhar Jaan - The Datia Incident looks very promising. The dais at one end is in a red light with luxuriant cushions; there are authentic-looking carpets and muslim symbols painted on the floor... 

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Instructions for Correct Assembly
Instructions for Correct Assembly

If The Royal Court’s reputation for producing work that’s a little ahem, “arty” has put you off making a visit recently for fear of Death by Pretension, then the enjoyable and easily accessible Instructions For Correct Assembly may be the show to help you brush those fears aside... 

The White Plague
The White Plague

The White Plague, presented by theatre company Ferodo Bridges’, is a lovely adaptation of a wonderful story but fails in delivery to live up to its promise... 

You Can't Take It With You
You Can't Take It With You

You Can’t Take it With You is a 1930’s era screwball comedy enthusiastically embraced by Sedos (The Stock Exchange Dramatic and Operatic Society), an amateur company three decades older than the play itself... 

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Features

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

Underbelly Festival’s 10th year on the Southbank went off with a bang in April with the London premiere of the effervescent, multicoloured Circus Abyssinia, and May looks set to be even more exciting with the opening of the iconic Paradiso Spiegeltent – a West End for the weird and wonderful – on 28 April. 

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Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor
Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor

Broadway Baby, the largest reviewer of Brighton Fringe has appointed Elanor Parker as its Brighton Editor... 

How To Write A Press Release
How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. Broadway Baby publisher, Pete Shaw, has been a journalist for over 30 years and can give you some pointers to getting it right. 

How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe
How To Sell Your Show At The Edinburgh Fringe

Broadway Baby Publisher, Pete Shaw, offers a comprehensive guide to marketing your show at a fringe festival such as Edinburgh with tips on budgets, creating a press release, social media and branding. 

Interviews

Nick Gilbert has some questions to ask about masculinity. Are you a New Age man?

Nick Gilbert has some questions to ask about masculinity. Are you a New Age man?

Nick Gilbert takes the role of a TV game show host as he explores the issues of masculinity in his new show at Greenwich Theatre Studio from 12-14 April. 

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Ireland, abortion and the eighth amendment with Yokes Night writer Scott Lyons
Ireland, abortion and the eighth amendment with Yokes Night writer Scott Lyons

SoHo Playhouse (New York) and Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 favourite Yokes Night electrified and shocked audiences with an anarchic misadventure of a night out in Dublin where an Irish law blunder resulted in a loophole where all drugs were legal for 24 hours... 

Buddhism, Development and Daphne with Screenwriter Nico Mensinga
Buddhism, Development and Daphne with Screenwriter Nico Mensinga

Daphne is a coming-of-age movie about a 28, sorry, 31-year-old woman who witnesses a stabbing in a corner shop... 

Double Denim Duo on Working With not Against the Audience
Double Denim Duo on Working With not Against the Audience

Australian comedians Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew made their duo debut at this year’s Fringe as Double Denim, having previously performed as part of Backpack Anorak... 

Latest Listings

Tenancy

Tenancy

Tenancy is a new dark-comedy from So it Goes…Theatre about moving house, splitting up and pursuing dreams. Set across two acts the play asks whether we outgrow our past mistakes or are destined to repeat them. Douglas Baker directs following his critically acclaimed Dante’s Divine Comedy (Baron’s Court Theatre 2017)... 

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Glasgow '14
Glasgow '14

Sally Lewis’s powerful and evocative new play asks the question: after your life changes forever, what next?  

The Johnny Cash Story
The Johnny Cash Story

The Johnny Cash Story premiers at the Fringe to take you on an incredible journey through the career of the 18-time Grammy winner... 

Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened
Alan Bennett's Say Something Happened

An Alan Bennett one act play-originally written for TV in 1982. It transfers brilliantly to the stage and showcases the humour and pathos of Britain's best-loved playwright...