Dubailand offers a striking portrayal of the titular city, which does great credit to its writer. It is an enjoyable play, characterised by a good cast and a number of thought-provoking and well worked motifs. Nevertheless, the central narrative feels at times implausible and incomplete, making it also a slightly unsatisfying experience.
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Rodney Ackland’s After October will be presented at London’s Finborough Theatre for a limited season from 22 November – 22 December 2016, the first time the play has been performed in central London for eighty years. Hampstead, 1936. In a shabby basement flat, aspiring playwright Clive Monkhams dreams of a West End hit and winning […]
Musically, this is a serious work, that demands a lot of its listeners; but it repays handsomely in its dramatic and aesthetic effects.
Following an acclaimed sell-out run earlier this year at the Finborough Theatre, producers have announced that It Is Easy To Be Dead will transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2 for a limited season from 9 November to 3 December 2016. When twenty-year-old Charles Sorley is killed in action during the First World War, his devastated parents […]
Neil McPherson’s play It Is Easy To Be Dead commemorating the centenary of the Battle Of The Somme, will have its World premiere at the Finborough Theatre from 15 June – 9 July 2016. It Is Easy To Be Dead is based on the poetry, letters and brief life of Charles Hamilton Sorley. Born in […]
Following his appearance in Bend It Like Beckham, Jamie Muscato will star in The Finborough Theatre’s new production of John Osborne’s A Subject Of Scandal and Concern from 22 May – 7 June 2016. This new production will be the first theatrical staging for over 40 years and will mark the plays London premiere. Based […]
The Finborough Theatre will open its Summer Season with the world premiere of a new play, Stone Face by Eve Leigh. Catherine was fifteen when she was found. She and her mother shared a secret world in an anonymous one-bedroom flat in London. No one is even sure if she’s ever left the room she […]
In a production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre, the London premiere – and the first production in over 40 years – of John Osborne’s A Subject Of Scandal And Concern will run at the Finborough Theatre from 22 May 2016. Cheltenham, 1842. George Jacob Holyoake is a poor young teacher, making his way from Birmingham […]