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Weald

Weald, currently showing at the Finborough is a new play by prize winning writer Daniel Foxsmith. A poignant story about the bond between two men, Weald captures the spirit of a friendship surviving through eve...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

P’yongyang

Romeo and Juliet meets The Manchurian Candidate Pyonyang is a heart-breaking tale of forbidden love between two young people growing up in Communist North Korea under the tyranny of Kim Ill-Sung in the 1980s an...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Flowering Cherry

Robert Bolt was one of the 20th Century’s most successful playwrights. He first shot to fame in the 1960s with A Man for All Seasons before going on to write the Oscar winning screenplay and many other huge h...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Treasure

100 years ago London’s East End boasted a popular Yiddish theatre scene, now largely forgotten. Pulling off another spectacularly original revival the Finborough Theatre have unearthed a classic example from ...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Sweethearts

The Finborough’s latest offering is The Sweethearts a topical glimpse into the lives of modern British soldiers serving in Afghanistan. A slightly disappointing drama from playwright Sarah Page it imagines a ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

London Town – The Musical

Hackney Picturehouse has a varied programme of arts events on its top floor Hackney Attic. The programme features storytelling, poetry and music nights put on by a huge variety of performers. On Tuesday 4th ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Operation Crucible

From Warhorse to Peace in our Time, Journey’s End to Blue Remembered Hills plays about the world wars are many, varied and often influential. Modern playwrights continue to be inspired by the tumultuous event...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Shit-Faced Showtime

August is nearly here and with it another cohort of bright young things will head to Edinburgh to try their luck amongst 25,000 other acts at the Fringe festival. Royal Mile will soon be crammed once more with ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Alpha Beta

Ted Whitehead’s Alpha Beta is an intense and visceral play about an irretrievably damaged couple locked in a loveless marriage. Reminiscent of Doris Lessing’s The Grass is Singing in its pessimistic view of...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Chef

Every so often a play comes along that ticks all the boxes; script, acting, set and story come together in perfect harmony to create a performance that will be loved and remembered by all who see it. Chef is on...