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 ....
4 Sat, 10th Aug 19
Seen at the Edinburgh Fringe.
This is an exceptional complex production with a talented young cast. Although the storyline is convoluted leaving some inconsistencies, I appreciate this allowed more actors to have an interesting part and allows some solid character building. The steampunk costume and make-up are outstanding, only matched by imaginative design using LED in various ways. A small band provided live underscore which matches the tone of the action.
Is this current youth's vision of the future? If so, expect protests to grow and grow.
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