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 ....
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
3 Mon, 19th Aug 19
Lunch at the Fringe
In a hidden theatre behind an Irish pub you will be fed, watered and entertained. This show does exactly what it says on the tin; you get a pie (tasty), a pint (well, I chose wine) and a play. In our case the play was "Going South" a comedic exploration of the facts surrounding Scott's ill-fated expeditions to be the first man to the South Pole. Through one of the lesser characters, some juggling and plenty of humour, we are told the tale of stoic British explorers failing to achieve their goals but still becoming heros. An entertaining, and filling, way to spend a lunchtime. Not suitable for Norwegians.