Cast announced for Rita, Sue and Bob Too at the Royal Court Theatre

James Atherton, Taj Atwal, Sally Bankes, Gemma Dobson, Samantha Robinson and David Walker have been cast in Rita, Sue and Bob Too directed by Max Stafford-Clark. Following its opening at Octagon Theatre from 6 September – 23 September 2017, Andrea Dunbar’s landmark play Rita, Sue and Bob Too will run in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, […]

The Royal Court Theatre release Podcast series starting with Enda Walsh

The Royal Court Theatre have released the first in a 12 part series of podcasts with leading playwrights. The Playwright’s Podcast goes live at with a new episode released every Friday over the next 12 weeks. Throughout the series Royal Court Associate Playwright Simon Stephens talks to April De Angelis, Rachel De-lahay, Tanika Gupta, […]

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 […]

Nigel Lindsay to star in HARROGATE at the Royal Court Theatre and UK Tour

Casting is today announced for the HighTide production of Al Smith’s debut play Harrogate. Nigel Lindsay joins Sarah Ridgeway, who starred in the original production at HighTide Festival 2015, for the London premiere at the Royal Court Theatre from 20 – 29 October and UK Tour. Richard Twyman, the newly appointed Artistic Director of English […]


First staged at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh in 1966, before transferring to The Royal Court in the same year, The Local Stigmatic by poet / playwright / painter / sculptor Heathcote Williams shocked audiences with its raw and unprovoked violence and is considered a ‘Cult Classic’ today. Al Pacino was impressed enough to turn the […]

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