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 ....
One week in July 2005. Live 8. G8. London 2012 Olympics. 7/7. July 2005, Britain feels like the centre of the world. Big events are happening and everyone is talking about them. In schools, offices, streets, shops, parks and homes - thereâs a buzz in the air. You can feel the sense of anticipation. The worldâs eyes are focused on us and you can feel the energy and possibilities. In less than an hour in Central London, everything will change...Pornography is the stark and shattering new play by Simon Stephens that captures Britain as it crashes from the euphoria and promise of the 2012 Olympics announcement into the devastation of 7/7. Performers Frances Ashman, Sheila Reid, Billy Seymour, Sam Spruell, Anthony Walsh, Kirsty Bushell. AuthorSimon Stephens.ProducerBirminghma Repertory Theatre.ProducerTraverse Theatre.DirectorSean Holmes.DesignPaul Wills.LightingChris Davey.SoundEmma Laxton.