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Batman, AKA Naomi's Death Show, Opens In London Tonight
And it's on at the Pleasance Theatre in Islington this week There will be performances tonight, Friday and Saturday This Friday's performance will be followed by a post-show talk by members of the creative team, who will be joined by the founders of Table 11, a UK-based bereavement peer-support group for people in their 20s,[...]
Prima Facie: Trailer for Jodie Comer’s One-Woman Legal Drama
Fresh from the end of Killing Eve on television, Jodie Comer is making her West End debut as a barrister in the one-woman theatrical legal drama Prima Facie, now running at the Harold Pinter Theatre just off Leicester Square The play will be filmed and broadcast in the cinemas overseas, including in the US as[...]
The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Last night saw the Press Launch for the West End debut of The Ocean At The End of The Lane, at the Duke of York Theatre, on St Martin's Lane in London Bleeding Cool was there, and on the way in (and out), spied a number of celebrated types, from Simon Callow to Ruby Wax,[...]
Stage Review: The Windsors: Endgame - Spamalot Meets Spitting Image
Reflecting that the real Prince Edward once worked in theatre, he didn't actually play Edward when on stage, instead a variety of background characters, constantly mugging to the audience, speaking directly to us and getting us to treat Camilla as the Pantomime baddy Which Tracy-Ann Oberman utterly did, as much as her Torchwood head in[...]
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28, 2017: Quentin Tarantino attends the 'Reservoir Dogs' 25th Anniversary Screening during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival at The Beacon Theatre
I'll be older and I'll have a son who's getting older, I see more of me being a man of letters, writing books about cinema, and maybe writing theatre, that's how I see myself in my autumn years." Which gave him the excuse to mention that he's actually already written a stage play, completed after[...]
The U.K.’s National Theatre Finally Launches Streaming Service
After months of streaming their plays for free on YouTube, the United Kingdom's National Theatre has finally launched National Theatre at Home, a paid streaming service available for audiences worldwide The National Theatre first began streaming its recent productions during the UK's initial COVID lockdown during Spring and Summer when theaters and cinemas were closed,[...]
Hugh Laurie Plays Corrupt Politician in Upcoming BBC Drama Roadkill
"So I've written a monologue, which is going to be performed in a London theater when London theaters are allowed to reopen." Hare said he cannot reveal yet who will play him in the play or in which London theater it will be staged at until the government allows theatres to reopen He hopes this might[...]
London's West End Hit By Coronavirus - Which Is Great for Theatre Goers
While my youngest has now discovered we can afford West End theatre. Last night we went to see The Mischief Theatre's long-running The Comedy About A Bank Robbery at the Criterion Theatre, at Piccadilly Circus Seats are usually in the £60-£80 ballpark We went to the half-price ticket booth on Leicester Square at 5pm and bought[...]
On Stage With Usagi Yojimbo
Frazer Brown writes: Stan Sakai's beloved and iconic Samuarai Leporidae Usagi Yojimbo has been making his stage debut last Friday at London's Southwark
When Neal Adams Got Warped!
Edmund." Gordon, who would later attach his fame to Lovecraft bloodbaths like Re-Animator and From Beyond, spawned this trippy trilogy complete with a buggy extraterrestrial princess, purple apes, distant alien planets and psychedelic alternate realities. Warp! delivered the fantastic tale of a mild-mannered bank teller who learns his destiny as the avenging Lord Cumulus is linked to[...]
Of Mice And Gods – The Ritual Slaughter Of Gorge Mastromas
Equally his final confrontation with his past convinces us of the consequences of Gorge's actions – and shows us how little he cares – or rather will allow himself to care. It's a thrilling play that uses the form so well, a traditional play in many ways but one that uses extremes of experimental theatre to[...]
Neil Gaiman And Phillip Pullman Talking About Fairytales In London
At the end of next month, timed to coincide with Phillip Pullman's Grimm Tales For Young And Old, Pullman will be sitting down for an evening of conversation about fairytales with Neil Gaiman at the Cambridge Theatre in London, currently showing Matilda. If you want to go, you had better click here fast. At the end[...]