Email Artswrap on Twitter Artswrap on Facebook

Drama

'My Night with Reg': No 'pink play' stereotypes

When Kevin Elyot's My Night with Reg opens at the Donmar Warehouse next week it will be a revival that is more than tinged with sadness.

Shakespeare’s Globe brings the past to modern day life

Since the rebuilding of Shakespeare’s Globe was completed in 1997, the theatre has been dedicated to producing productions of the famous playwright’s work for audiences to enjoy for many years in London. But in more recent times the theatre has tak

Eye of a Needle - Southwark Playhouse

Laurence loves to go out, get wrecked and rave to dubstep. He pays for it with a job at UK Immigration Control. Deciding who does or doesn’t get to stay in the country is hard enough without a hangover. Ugandan gay rights activist Natale Bamadi final

Uncle Vanya - St James Theatre

A respected professor returns to his farmland which has been managed without him for many years. He brings with him a new, beautiful, young wife. Their arrival turns the lives of the residents and his family upside down forcing everyone to re-examine thei

Autobahn - King's Head Theatre, London

Regarded as one of the most celebrated American playwrights, Neil LaBute has enthralled audiences all over the world with his layered characters, sharp dialogue and subtle social commentaries. Savio(u)r return to the King's Head Theatre after the success

Hay Fever - Theatre Royal, Bath

The Bliss family – recently-retired Judith, the once glittering star of the London stage; David, an egocentric novelist; and Sorel and Simon, their two Bohemian adult children – are incapable of sharing the spotlight. Unconventional, risqué, and ofte

The Rivals - Arcola Theatre

Sheridan’s The Rivals is a masterpiece of Restoration Comedy. Its sparkling wit and whirlwind plot has delighted audiences for 240 years. This brand new production reinvigorates the play with modern touches and a contemporary flair. When Town meets C

Calm Down Dear Festival - Camden People's Theatre

After the huge success of the inaugural Calm Down, Dear festival of feminism in October 2013 - which featured the London premiere of Bridget Christie's A Bic for Her and Adrienne Truscott's Asking for It..., alongside Louise Orwin's smash-hit Pretty Ugly

Who Do We Think We Are? - Southwark Playhouse

What makes you the person you are today? Your genes? Your experiences? The experiences of your parents and grandparents? In 2013 a group of older actors met in a rehearsal room to explore their family histories. What emerged over the next year was a re

Eye of a Needle , Southwark Playhouse, London

This powerful new play by Chris MacDonald tackles the provocative subject of immigration and a department floundering under the weight of political and media pressure, lack of resources and outdated guidelines.