Following three sell-out, critically acclaimed runs both at The Edinburgh Fringe and in London, The King’s Head Theatre production of F*cking Men will transfer to The Vaults in Waterloo for a 5 week run in November. F*cking Men is by Joe DiPietro (The Toxic Avenger, Memphis) and is inspired by Schnitzler’s classic La Ronde. The […]
Party isn’t a play that involves long complex character studies. It’s a hoot, had me laughing throughout and wanting a return visit. It’s pure fun. It holds up a mirror on ourselves to a simpler time (we would never have admitted that at the time!) and reminds us that friends are everything.
On the plus side, the cast are very good, and the damaging side of their partying is played very well. I liked the confrontational nature of the script, and it does not glamorise the scene. It’s bleakness makes me worry for young gay men.
Further casting has been announced today for the revival of The Boys In The Band by Matt Crowley which opens at the Park Theatre this Autumn, before touring. West End musical theatre star Daniel Boys will star as ‘Donald’, Jack Derges, recently seen as the mysterious ‘Andy Flynn’ in EastEnders, will play ‘Cowboy’, Miranda star […]
David Dillon’s gay comedy Party returns to London this September for the first time since its original extended run at the Arts Theatre in 1998. Party is set at a gay house party where seven gay friends who play a game called Fact or Fantasy; it’s a bit like Truth Or Dare but even more…revealing. […]
The UK’s first ever openly gay play comes to the King’s Head Theatre as part of their 2016 Queer Season. Colin Spencer’s Spitting Image is a witty and groundbreaking piece examining societies reaction when gay couple Gary and Tom concieve a child in sixties London. Originally produced at the Hampstead Theatre Club in 1968, the […]
This HMS Pinafore asks us to reflect on a society that has changed considerably, but must keep evolving and continuing to examine itself. Gilbert’s jeering satire of a Victorian society obsessed with class and hierarchy doesn’t seem a million miles away from the problems young people still face in modern Britain.
Jon Brittain’s play Rotterdam will transfer from Theatre503 to Trafalgar Studios for a limited season from 26 July to 27 August 2016.