CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
It's 1902 and when Sir Alphonse King and his Sixty Minute Shakespeare Ensemble start rehearsing Macbeth for a Royal Command Performance they find themselves struggling against spookily unexpected circumstances. While Lady Macbeth is busy complaining about Sir Alphonse's ego and Macduff is playing the fool to keep everyone's spirits up, mild-mannered stage manager Miss Jessica Peacock has to battle her stage-fright to save the show. But with an actor missing, props breaking in their hands and ghostly goings on growing by the minute, the entire troupe begin to fear the worst. Have they fallen foul of the infamous Macbeth Curse? World Premiere. In a chaotically condensed version of Shakespeare's own words and integrated with Musical Hall songs and cutting-edge Edwardian theatricality, Terry Deary's brand new play is a perfect introduction to the magic and madness of Macbeth.