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PUB THEATRE NEWS

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LONDON PUB THEATRES PATRON, ON THE IMPORTANCE OF PUB THEATRES

 

 

RAM JAM RECORDS IN THE GREY HORSE, KINGSTON, OPENS ITS DOORS TO THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

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JACK STUDIO THEATRE ANNOUNCES ARROWS AND TRAPS AS THEIR OFFICIAL ASSOCIATE COMPANY

 

Following their sixth successful production at Jack Studio Theatre in three years, Arrows and Traps Repertory Company have been named as official Associate Company for the venue.  

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FINBOROUGH THEATRE PREMIERE

FOXFINDER TRANSFERS TO THE WEST END  

 

Dawn King’s FOXFINDER, which premiered at Finborough theatre in 2011, transfers to the Ambassadors Theatre.  

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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

 

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WRITER'S CORNER

OLD RED LION submissions for Scare Slam at the Horror Festival are now open/CANAL CAFÉ THEATRE submissions for Trick or Treat children's play  are now open

 

+Bread & Roses playwriting circle, & Rolling submissions Read here

         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

CLAPHAM FRINGE at Bread & Roses:

 

Paula David on what women need to know about peri-menopause and raising awareness through her play BLOOD, SWEAT AND VAGINAS (27 - 29 Sept) Read Here

 

Michael Black thinks that the theatre is a place where people can listen and connect.  A lack of connection inspired his play,  IN THE WAKE OF (1-3 Oct)

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Sam Chittenden says Kafkaesque is an overused word, whilst her reimagining of MATAMORPHOSIS (3-4 October) focuses on the real-life horror behind the story

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THE CLAPHAM FRINGE Bread and Roses Theatre 27 Sept - 14 Oct 2018

 

Now in its fourth year, the Clapham Fringe hosts 48 performances in three weeks.  Check out our selection of shows here

ANTIGONE

Bread and Roses Theatre 4 - 22 Sept

 

Interviews with director Rachael Bellis and actor, Soroosh Lavasani, on Sophocles' tragedy set during the miners' strike Thatcher's 80s Read Here

THE DOG / THE CAT  

The Hope Theatre 2 - 22 Sept 2018

 

Read our interview with actor Thomas Blackburne (Neighbours & Ned Kelly) on this smash hit Australian romcom drama Read Here

Ionesco's THE LESSON

The Hope 25 Sept – 13 Oct 2018

 

What is Absurdist Theatre? Award winning director Matthew Parker shares his insights on  Ionesco's challenging absurdist play Read Here

LIFEBOAT by Nicola McCartney

Jack Studio Theatre 19 Sept - 6 Oct

 

The team at Brockley Jack Studio talk about how they are re-creating the true events of this story for the stage.

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HAVE YOUR SAY

 

Stifled by life in middle-class India, Krishnan is desperate to see the world. He takes a year out from his studies to visit the exotic island of Great Britain to discover who he really is.

"Perfectly paced, charming and beautifully written. A fresh and exciting comedy talent."

Arts Council England

 

 

 

“Note this carefully, and remember it ‘till the day you die…”

When an enthusiastic student arrives at The Professor’s house for her lesson, she's wide-eyed and ready to learn. But no amount of studying can prepare her for the odyssey ahead. This unflinching and dreamlike comedy-drama from the leading French absurdist Ionesco bursts on to The Hope Theatre stage under the direction of its award-winning Artistic Director, Matthew Parker

 

 

 

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 JOINT STOCK, Birmingham

 

This outstanding venue was once a library & then a bank, before becoming Birmingham's most talked about fringe theatre.  Joint AD, Adam Lacey tells us all about it

 

 

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Leo has vanished. His girlfriend, Rose, and his hungover flatmate, Sid, must figure out where he’s gone and why a notorious gang leader wants to hurt Leo ‘so bad’. It takes all their wits to stay alive—and to sort out the adverbs from the adjectives.

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BULLET HOLE by Gloria Williams

Directed by Lara Genovese

PARK THEATRE

2 – 27 October

 

Young Cleo was given her ‘gift’ at age seven – except that ‘gift’ left her with type 3 Female Genital Mutilation.

How can Cleo love her body, when her husband brutally sexually assaults her?

A story of hope, love and human rights played by an all-female cast. Shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon Audience Award 2017.

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This new production by Experimentorium seeks to pull apart Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People' to further explore two of its core themes: environmentalism and socio-political relations. Basing their exploration on the rough structure of the play, the company will devise this new piece set in a world where truth is relative and the masses command opinions

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