WHAT'S HOT FOR THIS MONTH
PUB THEATRE OF THE MONTH
DRAYTON ARMS, South Kensington
‘a place in the fringe for new musicals, operas and classics’
Interview with Programme Director Audrey Thayer and Executive Director Gene David Kirk Read here
WORDPLAY: Fifteen illuminating and informative questions
Arthur Miller’s INCIDENT AT VICHY
King’s Head Theatre 7 – 25 June 2017
"I chose it to reflect upon the desire amongst Trump and his supporters for a compulsory registration of Muslims in America."
Interview with celebrated director Phil Willmott Read here
HAVE YOUR SAY
Tim Cook asks: Does a regional theatre company need to bring work to London? Read here
THE PUB THEATRE DEBATES
With Adam Spreadbury Mahor and Phil Willmott
This month: How do you turn a small studio space into an advantage? Are pub theatres the place for anarchy? Which are the best pub theatres to work with?
Drayton Arms Theatre 13 June – 8 July 2017
Performed in both French and English.
Off West End Best Director nominee David Furlong, chats with us about his unique approach READ HERE
FOCUS ON THE HEN & CHICKENS
We take a look at upcoming shows following the refurbishment of the pub
'Tiresia' explores the impact of an extraordinary medical breakthrough on questions of identity, longevity and sexuality. A young artist, apparently recovering from a serious accident, experiences a unique transformation which challenges conventional notions of memory, personality and even the process of evolution.
A Golden Age Theatre Company production.
Don't miss our interview with Andy Secombe, currently starring in Mr Gillie at Finborough Theatre - Read here
"Pub theatre offers much more challenging, satisfying fare. Since rep companies are now a thing of the past, pub theatre also offers the opportunity for young actors and writers to learn their craft and gives more established actors the chance to play roles they would not otherwise be offered. It is also makes it possible for a family to see a show without having to take out a mortgage."
ANNOUNCING LONDON PUB THEATRES PATRON
TORN APART (DISSOLUTION)
by Bj McNeill
The Hope Theatre 4 – 22 July 2017
Interview with writer and director Bj McNeill on love, human conditioning and his play Read here