REVIEW: POSH (Pleasance Theatre) ★★★★★

Laura Wade’s Posh is a widely celebrated and respected play (also known by its film adaptation title, The Riot Club), well known to many. I have seen countless productions of it and yet Cressida Carré’s interpretation breathes a new life into this phenomenal show. The all-female cast is filled with talented and passionate actress’s. The […]

Serena Jennings takes over role in all-female production of POSH

Producers have announced that there has been a cast change for the upcoming world première of the all-female version of POSH at Pleasance Theatre “It is with sadness that we have to announce Hannah Murray’s departure from ‘POSH’ due to personal reasons, unrelated to the production. However, we are thrilled the role of ‘Alistair’ will […]

REVIEW: PANDORA (Pleasance Theatre) ★★★★

Two characters, each with their own story. Stories that connect in an unexpected way A lone handsome black woman (played by the excellent Packsie Vernon) stands alone, dreamily playing the electric guitar and singing a beautiful, meandering song. She claims to be Hera, the wife of the God Zeus, who has come down to earth […]

Cast announced for the all-female production of POSH

OLD MONEY. NEW PROBLEMS. DIFFERENT GENDER. Hannah Murray (Skins, Game of Thrones, Untitled Detroit Project) is to lead the cast for the world premiere of an all-female version of Posh. Full casting for the production has been announced today. This thrilling new production, which will run at London’s Pleasance Theatre from 29th March, gives Laura […]

All female cast to take on Laura Wade’s POSH at the Pleasance Theatre

Darkly comic, and disgracefully entertaining, Laura Wade’s Posh, burst to life at The Royal Court theatre in 2010 with a cast featuring future stars Kit Harrington and James Norton. Now the riotous story of Oxford student dining club, a fictionalised version of the infamous Bullingdon Club, will be told for the first time by a […]

REVIEW: A GIRL AND A GUN (Pleasance Theatre) ★★★★

“All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun” – Jean-Luc Godard; and all you need to attend this show is an open mind and nerves of steel. Louise Orwin, a performance artist who uses theatre to portray messages relevant to modern society, follows the huge success of ‘Prettyugly’ (a show […]

Dr Seuss’s THE CAT IN THE HAT to play at The Pleasance Theatre this Christmas

Following a run at the Pleasance Theatre, Islington in 2014 and two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the acclaimed stage adaptation of Dr Seuss’s The Cat In The Hat will return to London this festive season from Tuesday 6 December 2016 to Monday 2 January 2017. On sale now. There will be press […]


One of the most beautiful things about theatre is its ability to communicate in such a range of different ways. Blind Man’s Song is a stunning example of one of these many ways. The show begins with a blind musician (Alex Judd), who uses only a violin; a piano and a loop pedal to conjure […]

REVIEW: PARTY (Pleasance Theatre)

Tom Basden’s Party takes an entertaining look at Generation Y’s apathetic and vaguely disdainful opinion of modern politics. It’s an hour of repartee between four university students – Jones (Tom Scurr), Mel (Elizabeth Hope), Phoebe (Florence Hapgood) and Jared (George Vafakis) – and Duncan (Luke de Belder), a grown up with a real-life job. They […]

People Like Us/Happy Never After

Rating [rating=5] Reviewed by Ruthie Luff You never know what you’re going to get with a double bill, but People Like Us and Happy Never After are a pair of new, fantastic plays!   People Like Us, written by Jake Brunger, opens with a young couple preparing for dinner guests in a room filled with […]

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