Oryx Productions Launch on Brick Lane – Free theatre!

Jan 31

Oryx Productions Launch on Brick Lane – Free theatre!

Fancy some free theatre and music tonight at 93 Feet East on Brick Lane? Two wonderful ladies have set up a new theatre company called Oryx and tonight is the launch night. There’ll be free pop up plays, Folkroom Records DJ’s and actors from the Mountview Academy for Dramatic Arts. On their website, they explain what they’re all about. “We aim to...

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Pay-What-You-Can-Theatre in Angel

Nov 15

Pay-What-You-Can-Theatre in Angel

Going to the theatre can be expensive, especially in London. One of the few good things that has come out of the recession is cheaper tickets to see top plays. The Red Lion theatre pub in Angel is introducing Pay What You Can Thursdays. Any production you see on their listings with a blue £ sign stamped on the poster means you only pay what you can afford. For those...

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Under Milk Wood

Mar 21

As part of my performance module we have to put together a 30 minute piece incorporating theory we’ve covered in workshops. The play we have chosen to do is a dark comedy, originally written for radio, Dylan Thomas’ ‘Under Milk Wood’. It’s set in a remote sea-side village in Wales and we get a glimpse of all the weird and disturbing...

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Nottingham Light Night

Feb 13

Nottingham Light Night

Nottingham was lit up last night as part of it’s annual Light Night celebrations. It’s the third year of the festival, which looks to bring a ‘new and diverse audience to the city’. Across the centre the streets, theatres, cafes and churches were filled with installations, candles and lanterns, turning the city into a magical place. There was...

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My Name is Stephen Luckwell

Feb 20

Just been to see a great play by local Nottingham playwrite, Nick Wood about a boy who has autism and how he copes with day to day life. Really interesting. It was put on in the rehearsal studios of the Nottingham Playhouse, so that it was more intimate for the audience…. we were sat a couple of feet away from the action. Only two actors, Stephen (Jack Faires)...

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