Maybe James Shirley isn’t one of the greatest playwrights ever to animate the stages of this country, but he’s far from the worst, and this is probably his best effort. It’s coming back to us at a time of national doubt comparable, in some ways, with the era of its origin.
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Following a recent successful season, Kiki’s Delivery Service is returning to Southwark Playhouse for a limited Summer season from 10 August – 3 September 2017. Kiki is a 13 year old witch and, as tradition dictates, it is time for her to leave home and family to make a new life for herself. Equipped with […]
Natives is a sharply written chronicle of coming of age at a time when digital technology presents new challenges for young people but could also provide their salvation.
It’s very pleasant, often amusing, and if it doesn’t plumb any depths in its conventional story of growing up.
If you like simple – very simple – soap-operas about nice middle-class people, who drink lots of prosecco and talk at inordinate length and to no great purpose about their very ordinary relationships, then this is the play for you! If not, give it a miss.
With its strong cast, impeccable design, timely subject matter and a solid script, School Play could easily become one of the surprise gems of 2017. Now is the time to see it.
this is the ‘must-see’ show of the moment, with a glamorous audience hurrying to get in on the fun. And, yes, ultimately it keeps its promises. All of them.
antic|face has announced casting for their upcoming production of Alex MacKeith’s School Play at Southwark Playhouse, opening on 1 February 2017 for a limited season. The cast of School Play includes Oliver Dench (Tom), Fola Evans-Akingbola (Lara), Gemma Fray (Mikaela), Kevin Howarth (David/Tony), Vida King (Mikaela) and Ann Ogbomo (Jo). The headteacher’s office of a […]