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 ....
Are we not drawn onward to a new era
5 Tue, 13th Aug 19
Seen at the Edinburgh Fringe
Yes,it's a palindrome, both the title and the play. Confusing at first, all becomes clear after the switch. Humanity’s responsibility for eco crisis takes us to Point Zero - the point of no return, but this show gives us hope. It's a slow burn start with incomprehensible language, but hang in there, we can make sense of it. What amazing sense it does make! The artistry and technical skill is astonishing. It's surprisingly funny as the performers reap the laughs they invested in earlier. I left with the broadest, satisfied smile. A stunning show with an effective message. There's hope for the world, even now.
RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2019 The Royal Theatrical Support Trust and Curve, in partnership with English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston, announce Anthony Almeida as winner and Maria Crocker as runner-up of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2019