A new production of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ – The Musical is to be staged at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory in association with Curve in Leicester. The musical, with music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary and book and lyrics by Jake Brunger, has undergone a period of further development since its original production at Curve in 2015. Directed … Read more
Producers The Original Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse in association with Eastbourne Theatres have given us these great preview images from the rehearsal rooms of the UK Tour of Emlyn Williams’s Night Must Fall. Emlyn Williams wrote Night Must Fall in 1935 and played the lead role in the first stage production. The play was noted for its exploration of the killer’s complex psychological state, … Read more
Salisbury Playhouse and The Original Theatre Company in association with Eastbourne Theatres will present a national tour of the Psychological thriller Night Must Fall by Emlyn Williams. The production will be directed by Luke Sheppard. When charming, smooth-talking Dan arrives at old Mrs Bramson’s remote woodland home, he soon ingratiates his way into her life and that of her niece, Olivia. But when a local … Read more
As directed by Luke Sheppard, Casa Valentino is a play about a marriage. Everything turns on the central relationship between George (Edward Wolstenholme) and Rita (Tamsin Carroll). They have an unconventional marriage. She married him knowing that he liked to dress in women’s’ clothing; indeed, she has fostered and supported his desire because she loves him. She is content for his dress-wearing self to be the prettiest girl in their marriage. She welcomes, supports and mothers the other men who come to rent rooms in their weekend guesthouse and unleash their inner woman. A Weekend In The Country with a difference.