Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Seagull @ Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Review

The Seagull takes place in a picturesque setting, nestled in the heart of Regent’s Park. A complex production, the story begins with a play within a play, forcing audiences to question what is real.


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THEATRE LISTINGS: 29TH JUNE – 5TH JULY

For your round up of the latest shows in London this week!

The Invisible @ Bush Theatre

The Invisible @ Bush Theatre

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Flamencura @ Sadler’s Wells Review

Flamencura shouldn‘t be viewed on a stage in London. It should be experienced somewhere in the Andelusian mointains, with the beat echoing off the hills, the smell of nature mixing with man and the concentration shared between the audience and performers. Luckily we do not need to travel south to see this show, they have brought it here to London and we are lucky that they have.

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Choreographics @ The Lilian Baylis Studio (Sadler’s Wells) Review

In the Lilian Baylis Studio at Sadler’s Wells six emerging choreographers are given a platform to show their considerable promise, with the theme of post-war America as a stimulus.   

 

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THEATRE LISTINGS: 22ND JUNE – 28TH JUNE

For your round up of the latest shows in London this week!

36 Phone Calls @ Hampstead Theatre

36 Phone Calls @ Hampstead Theatre

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WIN TICKETS TO SEE PAINES PLOUGH’S ‘LUNGS’ AT THE SOUTHBANK CENTRE!

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Paines Plough are the theatre company dedicated to showcasing new writing. Since forming they have produced 130 productions and have toured far and wide across the country. Their latest show Lungs by Duncan MacMillian sees a couple running out of time to have the child they’ve always wanted as the world begins to breakdown around them – a truly tragic, modern love story.

The play is being performed at the company’s award winning pop-up venue the Roundabout at the Southbank Centre. The performance has already received 4 and 5 star reviews – so don’t miss out!

To be in with a chance to win simply answer the question below. Good luck!

When did Paines Plough first form?

A) 1974

B) 1999

C) 2000

Email your answer, contact number and address to theatrefullstop@gmail.com. Competition closes on 1st July.Lungs is currently showing at the Southbank Centre until Saturday 18th July.  For more information on the production, visit here…

For the Theatrefullstop review, visit here…

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Contact @ Sadler’s Wells Review

Imagine, if you will, the myth of Faust, seen through the lens of a Golden-age Hollywood musical comedy, wrapped up in homage to contemporary dance legend Pina Bausch. French theatre maker Philipe Decoulfé and Compagnie DCA collaborate to present Contact, a witty, beautiful and surrealist ode to both cabaret and musicals.   

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WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO CIRCA’S CLOSE UP WHICH WILL BE SHOWING AT THIS YEAR’S EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL!

Circa from Brisbane Australia are a circus company with a difference using acrobatics and movement to create amazing shows. Since 2006 Circa has toured to 32 countries including the astounding productions of Beyond and Wunderkammer. This year, Circa have been commissioned by Underbelly to create yet another exciting performance! 

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Lungs at the Roundabout Southbank Centre

Lungs is one of the four new plays being shown at the Roundabout by Paines Plough Theatre Company. Duncan MacMillan presents us with a touching and matter-of-fact debate on the matter of having children. This is portrayed through the journey of a young conscientious couple who stumble upon the question: should we have a baby?

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The Initiate @ The Roundabout Southbank Centre

Paines Plough comes up with a delightful pop-up theatre concept that is meant to go around the country taking theatre to the people. I applaud such an idea especially as it aims to divulge new writing and I welcome the fresh thoughts that many new playwrights are bringing to the landscape of theatre. Without them, theatre would not be moving forward and we would be living on old stories that are on repeat.

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