PUB THEATRE NEWS
Hannah Boland Moore
LONDON PUB THEATRES PATRON, ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PUB THEATRES
Editor Heather Jeffery chats all things pub theatre with Tom Hartwell, of London Fringe Podcast
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LAMBCO Productions, On The Brink Theatre, Signal House Theatre, Matthew Parker at The Hope Theatre, Proforca, Danse Macabre, Adnams, Raving Mask Theatre, Calenta Theatre, The Write Network, Hari Ramakrishnan, BYT Theatre, Experimentorium Productions, Wild Surmise Theatre, Summer Light Theatre, Blueleaf Theatre, Naiad Productions, Chalk Line Theatre, Saul Reichlin, Break the Verse, Gael van den Bossche
KATZPACE open submissions for short scripts to be performed at a scratch night in 2019
+Bread & Roses playwriting circle, & Rolling submissions
WOMEN IN THEATRE
In this centenary year of women getting the vote we ask seven women in theatre to answer two vital questions Read Here
To Fringe or Not to Fringe
by Annie Power
All you ever wanted to know about the hottest fringe theatre and fringe theatre festivals Read Here
List of Fringe Festivals Here
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Follow the money: Can fringe theatre
ever pay all its creatives a fair wage?
Andy Curtis investigates Read Here
"... this is where I think LONDON PUB THEATRES score so heavily over a West End experience" says Richard Braine
Best pub theatres for food and drink Read Here
PUB THEATRE OF THE MONTH
Sholom Aleichem in the Old Country
Lion & Unicorn Theatre 30 Oct - 25 Nov
Aleichem is the genius whose stories became Fiddler on the Roof. We Interview celebrated actor & exponent of his works Saul Reichlin Read Here
THE EDINBURGH FRINGE REMAINS THE HOLY GRAIL by David Weir
A full examination of the ups and downs, pleasures, pains, and costs of taking theatre north to the world's biggest arts festival
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Taking place in a Staten Island apartment over the Christmas holiday season, this hilarious comedy gives a fly-on-the-wall perspective when four friends and a mystery visitor find themselves in just one apartment.
“This is the play to see! This is how a sleepover should be.
Makes Big Brother look like Enid Blyton!”
LAMBCO Productions lambcoproductions.co.uk
OLD RED LION THEATRE
Old Red Lion Theatre roars at trolls ...
Saul Reichlin's superb new show, abundant in all the wisdom and humour of the shteltl. Follow the hilarious adventures of Sholom Aleichem, himself, as he returns to the place of his birth to visit his roots. Such a trip would not be complete, however, without a special appearance by Tevye the Milkman and Menachem Mendel, the matchmaker!
It is the treasured and timeless world of Sholom Aleichem, the genius whose stories became FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Saul Reichlin, one of the great interpreters of Sholom Aleichem's work toured his production NOW YOU'RE TALKING! for 5 years, playing in full houses in 36 cities in 8 countries, including Off Broadway
"THE MOST EXCITING JEWISH STORYTELLING
IN THE WORLD! BRILLIANT! (Edinburgh Jewish Telegraph)
London Evening Standard CRITICS' CHOICE
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"Reichlin gifts are shown to brilliant effect in this show, with his sonorous voice and exquisite mime" LPT Magazine *****
My Theatre Mates ****
SEASONAL SHOWS - OPENING NOVEMBER
From pantomime to glorious drama, sing-alongs to rip roaring comedy, we have all the best shows lined up for you.
THE BREAD AND ROSES THEATRE open submissions to their Emerging Director Programme and have announced a new EMERGING PRODUCER PROGRAMME
KING’S HEAD THEATRE welcomes FAT RASCAL THEATRE as an ASSOCIATE COMPANY
VOILA, LONDON’S EUROPEAN FESTIVAL, RETURNS ETCETERA THEATRE 6 – 18 NOVEMBER
PENTAMETERS CONTINUES TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF PUB THEATRE WITH THE FINAL THREE PRODUCTIONS OF THE YEAR
EDITOR'S CHOICE: Indebted To Chance & The Recruiting Officer at Old Red Lion Theatre 6 Nov - 1 Dec
Featuring outstanding repertory actor Andy Secombe who is one of our Wordplayers Read Here
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In a dystopian future where everyone’s ego are chemically suppressed at birth, one woman has saved up enough money and pays for the procedure to restore her ego. She immediately regrets this decision and desperately seeks to get rid of it again.
WORDPLAY by Richard Braine
Richard’s guest this month:
Nick Raggett who is currently playing Henry in the UK premiere of ‘Sexy Laundry’ at the Tabard Theatre
Fred Deakin (of the band Lemon Jelly) creates a virtual reality environment combined with projection mapping for upcoming science fiction show
HAPPY BIRTHDAY THE HOPE
CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS OF FAIR PAY, EQUALITY AND EXCELLENCE AT THE HOPE THEATRE
"Happy 5th birthday from Adam"
#WARHEADS, AIMS TO TRANSFER TO A PUB THEATRE
"#WARHEADS is in-your-face and real ... this play is urban, and very now”
Psychotherapist, Eden O. Shoro explains its importance