Streaming performances

Talking Gods – Aphrodite and Icarus

Translations, adaptations and reworkings of the mythology of the Greco-Roman World are a staple part of the history of Western European culture, holding up a mirror to changing times through the medium of eve...

Talking Gods II – Orpheus

‘I am trapped in a myth that is not mine’, says a jaded Eurydice. This is perhaps the line that captures best the essence of this adaptation and reinterpretation of the Orpheus myth by Ross McGregor. In this...

Typical

This gripping 60-minute monologue deals with the death in custody of a young black man. It's a strange mixture of comedy, tragedy, and righteous anger, held together by a bravura performance from Richard Blackw...

Hymn

‘Hymn’ is book-ended by two funeral orations but is much more of a hymn to love than anything churchy. In this case, the love is fraternal, neither physical nor romantic, and sustained over 90 minutes with rema...

Troy Story

As part of its winter season, and conceived very much with Covid restrictions in mind, THE RSC has adapted the most famous eighteenth-century English translations of Homer’s ‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’ for an all-day...

Idan Raichel

The journey of the dreadlocked Idan Raichel, in his early twenties, composing music on his synthesizers from his parents’ Tel Aviv basement, to Idan Raichel’s Project, is a classic tale of how success follows d...

Up, Up, Up & Away

Since lockdown, many parents have asked me whether I’d recommend online theatre to stream for their children.  Until now, I have hesitated in recommending any. Not because there aren’t many beautiful theatre sh...