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LONDON PUB THEATRES PATRON, ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PUB THEATRES

 

 

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Editor Heather Jeffery chats all things pub theatre with Tom Hartwell, of London Fringe Podcast

 

 

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Our thanks to:

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

 

TOP PICKS

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WRITER'S CORNER

KATZPACE open submissions for short scripts to be performed at a scratch night in 2019

 

+Bread & Roses playwriting circle, & Rolling submissions

 

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         WHAT'S ON

Bread & Roses, Clapham

 

Brockley Jack Studio, SE

 

Canal Cafe, Little Venice

 

Etcetera, Camden

 

Katzpace, London Bridge

 

King's Head, Islington

 

Old Red Lion, Islington

 

The Hope, Islington

 

White Bear, Kennington

 

Full list of London Pub Theatres

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

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OLD RED LION THEATRE

 

Old Red Lion Theatre roars at trolls ...

 

“... being in someone else’s shoes, living a new story - that’s the absolute beauty of theatre”

Interview with Artistic Director Katy Danbury

 

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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

 

"Reichlin gifts are shown to brilliant effect in this show, with his sonorous voice and exquisite mime" LPT Magazine *****

 

"Captivating performance"

Mr Jonathan Baz ****

 

Reichlin tells it beautifully

Jewish Chronicle ****

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SEASONAL SHOWS

NOVEMBER 2018 - JANUARY 2019

 

From pantomime to glorious drama, sing-alongs to rip roaring comedy, we have twelve shows lined up for you.

 

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BR’ER COTTON, THEATRE 503, NOMINATED FOR TWO EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS

 

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

 

 

 

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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

 

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.

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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  

 

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COLUMN

THEATRE 'MOVIE-FICATION'

Fred Deakin (of the band Lemon Jelly) on the live music and interactive projection mapping in improvised science fiction show, Thirteen Cycles, at Rosemary Branch Theatre 13 – 29 November 2018

 

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY THE HOPE

"Happy 5th birthday from Adam"

 

Adam Spreadbury Maher wishes The Hope Theatre a happy birthday and recalls setting it up 5 years ago.

 

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PTSD PLAY

#WARHEADS, PTSD PLAY, AIMS TO TRANSFER TO A PUB THEATRE

"in-your-face and real ... this play is urban, and very now” Psychotherapist, Eden O. Shoro gives the chilling truth behind the story

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