FIRST LOOK: Josie Lawrence in Mother Courage and her Children

Mother Courage and her Children at Southwark Playhouse

We are pleased to bring you these great First Look production images by Scott Rylander of Tony Kushner’s new translation of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and her Children which opens tonight at Southwark Playhouse. Mother Courage and her Children stars Josie Lawrence and is directed by Hannah Chiswick, musical supervision and arrangements by David Randall, set and costume design by Barney George, lighting design by Robbie Butler and sound design by Patrick Ball. Mother Courage and her Children will play at Southwark Playhouse from 2 November to 9 December 2017. BOOK NOW FOR MOTHER COURAGE AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE      

REVIEW: Brass, Hackney Empire ✭✭✭✭✭

National Youth Theatre's production of Benjamin Till's Brass

The show’s score is one that you want – you need – to revisit again and again. Till and his collaborators are such major talents that there isn’t a single line, phrase or bar that doesn’t repay repeated hearing. Quite honestly, it’s a breath-taking achievement.

Dearman and Pitt-Pulford Join Together for Side Show The Musical

Side Show at Southwark Playhouse

Producers have announced that Louise Dearman and Laura Pitt-Pulford will play conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton in the much anticipated UK premiere of the Broadway musical Side Show at Southwark Playhouse. Inspired by the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, Side Show is a remarkable musical about love, acceptance and embracing the unique. Louise Dearman (Daisy) is best known for being the first actress to star as both Glinda and Elphaba in the hit musical Wicked, playing both roles to great acclaim in the West End. Her many other theatre credits include Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (UK Tour), Bianca in Kiss Me Kate (Royal Albert Hall), Mrs D in The Water Babies (Leicester Curve), Eva Peron in Evita (UK Tour) and Jan in Grease (West End). Laura Pitt-Pulford (Violet) received a 2016 Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance … Read more