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 ....
Weather (Gary Baxter) - IPF Selection Through conversations and recollections, an elderly couple reflect upon mortality and past relationships. When one becomes frustrated with the realities of ageing, a series of flashbacks brings life back into perspective. Weather is a brilliantly thought out play that challenges you to take a journey that will be familiar and strange at the same time. Too Late (Nadia Davis) - A tender and challenging play about a girl discovering she has a cruel illness. It is about the impact on her and her family. Nadia Davis is a gifted young writer and Too Late is her first play and was the winning play in the Brit School s Strawberry Picking Festival. Traces of a Sacrifice The re-telling of the tragedy of Alcestis, set in a concentration camp, in the present time. Thanatos, the camp commander decides on the life and death of his prisoners. Admeto is condemned to death. A tall and handsome man, (do you remember Oskar Schindler?) intercedes with Thanatos to save Admeto s life. He accepts but someone else must die in Admeto s place. Alcestis, his wife, chooses to sacrifice her life for him, but unlike in Euripides play there is no happy ending.