My Mother Said I Never Should St James Theatre
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My Mother Said I Never Should

This is the first London-based production of My Mother Said I Never Should since its initial run at the Royal Court nearly thirty years ago. In that period it has become a staple of our literary canon. It is st...
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Consensual

It’s a bold thing to take the subject of sex between a teacher and a minor, a topic we only ever see through the comfortingly reductive moral lens of our media, and smudge it into a big mess of confusing shad...
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Hookup

Hookup is the latest play from Outbox, a theatre company who specialise in telling unheard stories from the LGBT community. The format is a series of short, self-contained vignettes about LGBT life, with no rec...
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My Eyes Went Dark

Dark, in the case of this play, is the operative word. The set is a single spartan strip of obsidian black matting in the middle of the theatre; the two actors are clad in blacks and greys, and neither smiles o...
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Until You Hear That Bell

Until You Hear That Bell is the first full length piece by Sean Mahoney, spoken word poet and alumnus of the Roundhouse poetry collective. It’s a short, sweet, autobiographical coming-of-age story about Mahon...
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2015 London 50-Hour Improvathon

This weekend the Extempore Theatre company brought their eighth annual 50-hour improvathon to the LOST theatre in Stockwell, with support from an assortment of other noted improvisers and a dash of stardust in ...
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The Dinner

Raúl Quirós Molina’s three-character play The Dinner is a study of greed, corruption and desperation, taking its inspiration from the grubby back room deals, bribes and unsavoury characters that have afflic...
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Tree

What are you doing up there mate? asks Tim Key’s character in the opening few minutes of Tree. Minutes earlier we see him arrive for a picnic date under a tree and conduct an uncomfortable phone call with hi...
The Liz and Dick Show
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The Liz and Dick Show

A two-character play is always an exercise in basic chemistry.Two elements, with the script as catalyst. Without the camouflage of supporting roles and set pieces, the experiment is laid bare, and the only que...
Tiger Country
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Tiger Country

Returning to the Hampstead Theatre for a second time after a sell-out run in 2011, Tiger Country is writer-director Nina Raine’s examination of the inner workings of a busy general hospital. The success of...