Vault Festival 2018 Preview

Vault Festival 2018 London

Mark Ludmon previews this year’s Vault festival in and around The Vaults in Waterloo, London Our pick of theatre and performance at Vault 2018 Every year, Vault arts festival just gets bigger and bigger. For 2018, more than 300 shows will take place around London’s Waterloo from January 24 to March 18, focused on The Vaults beneath the station but now bringing in new spaces including Waterloo East Theatre. It features comedy, film, live performance and theatre – a lot of theatre in fact, presenting exciting new talent and new writing. We pick out some of the shows that caught our attention. NeverLand Following Vault’s sell-out hit The Great Gatsby last year, The Guild of Misrule and Theatre Deli return with a Peter Pan-inspired new, immersive musical. Dive into a dark and dangerous world of mermaids, rum and glittering pirates. Expect food fights, absinthe bars and soaring live music from a … Read more

Theatrical chills assured at Brighton Horrorfest 2017

Brighton Horrorfest 2017

Following last year’s successful festival, Brighton Horrorfest 2017 will have even more frights in store for the nights leading up to Halloween. This year’s festival will feature hits from the Edinburgh and Brighton Fringes. Productions will include Father of Lies (based on a true story about a mysterious unsolved murder from 1973 in West Germany), which garnered four and five star reviews at Edinburgh Fringe this year. Local company The Other Realm will also be revisiting their production of HP Lovecraft’s Pickman’s Model, and séance show Talking to the Dead also returns following success at Brighton Fringe. Local puppetry favourites Barely Human Puppets will also be making an appearance with The Sorrowful Tale of Sleeping Sidney, a macabre puppet show, not for the faint-hearted! If you’re after something for the whole family during the October half term holidays, there’s also a Spooky Tales Puppetry Workshop, aimed at kids aged 3-9 … Read more

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