The Glass Menagerie Duke of York’s Theatre. Photo Johan Persson
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The Glass Menagerie

Tennessee Williams’ 1944 memory play is an often performed twentieth century standard that you may think that you know well. John Tiffany’s version brings together a multi-award winning cast and creatives a...
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Escaped Alone

After a critically acclaimed run in 2016, Caryl Churchill’s ‘Escaped Alone’ returns with the original cast for a short run at The Royal Court prior to a National tour and a transfer to New York. Churchill...
The Twentieth Century Way Jermyn Street Theatre
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The Twentieth Century Way

The widespread discriminatory treatment of gay men throughout the twentieth century still has the power to make you gasp in disbelief at times. Tom Jacobson has taken a little known and particularly surreal and...
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The HIV monologues

It’s twenty years this year since more effective anti-retroviral drugs changed the nature of H.I.V. treatment and turned it from being a terminal illness to a more manageable condition for a large proportion ...
Stalking the Bogeyman at Southwark playhouse
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Stalking the Bogeyman

Anchorage, 1978: the teenage son of a couple who are friends with his parents, rapes seven-year-old David Holthouse in the basement of their house. His attacker doesn’t fit the clichéd stereotype of a paedop...
The Trial of Jane Fonda at Park Theatre
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The Trial Of Jane Fonda

In 1972 actress Jane Fonda travelled to North Vietnam as part of her on-going mission to halt what she perceived to be America’s futile, destructive and unnecessary involvement in the Vietnam War. She was pho...
Gertrude- The Cry Theatre N16
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Gertrude- the Cry

Gertrude- the Cry is Howard Barker’s response to Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’. Originally performed in Elsinor Castle in 2002, this is a version of events featuring a highly sexualised Gertrude. She’s far r...
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Les Blancs

Lorraine Hansberry was an intriguing writer; a young, gifted black woman (the song of the same name by Nina Simone was written about her). She was the first black playwright and the youngest American to receive...
The Grand Tour
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The Grand Tour

This is the European premiere of Jerry Herman’s (Hello Dolly and La Cage Aux Folles) 1979 Broadway musical from the same creative team as Titanic, Parade, Mack & Mabel and Victor/Victoria. Set in Franc...