If there was such a thing as `chick-lit’ in theatre, this would be the nearest thing to it.
But that would neither be respectful nor entirely accurate. The phenomenon that has become Vicky Jones, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and the company they formed, DryWrite, carries far greater weight than that slightly disreputable moniker would suggest. Continue reading →
Theresa Ikoko’s debut play has already been lauded, first at the HighTide Festival where it launched this year but even before that, awarded the Alfred Fagon (2015) and George Devine (2016) awards. Continue reading →
With a long and honourable tradition of poking fun at our politics and politicians, James Graham has plundered the back catalogue of popular British comedy and satire to come up with this hilarious, rough and ready but affectionate portrait of one of the stranger phenomenon thrown up by our electoral system, Screaming Lord Sutch. Continue reading →
Sonya Kelly’s hilarious and touching autobiographical account of falling love with Australian stage manager Kate rounds off a terrific year of solo performances in the Soho Theatre’s Upstairs Studio. Hugely impressive in their consistency, they’ve just kept coming, each distinctively different, but each exuding quality. Continue reading →