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Performance & Physical

Walthamstow Garden Party - The Barbican, Lloyd Park

Join us for two days of music, theatre, arts & crafts, food and family activity in Walthamstow’s beautiful Lloyd Park. Following the huge success of last summer’s Open East Festival in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the free festival makes full

The Testament of Mary

The great Fiona Shaw is an actor who probably gives a tour de force performance when she eats her breakfast; a tour de force when turning the telly off; a tour de force paying the gas bill.

Brighton Festival: Gym Party, Brighton Dome

Made in China’s Gym Party is about winning; it’s about being the person everybody wants to dance with, the best kisser, the richest, the person with the best upbringing, and it’s about feeling really awful when you aren’t. Gym Party is a game and

National Theatre Platform: Sam Mendes on King Lear - Olivier Theatre, National Theatre

The film and stage director talks talks to Mark Leipacher about his acclaimed production, King Lear.

Hofesh Shechter at the Brighton Festival; Michael Jackson's Xscape; South African theatre; Advanced Style

Acclaimed choreographer Hofesh Shechter talks to Kirsty Lang in his role as Guest Artistic Director for this year's Brighton Festival, and for her report she also visits a disused beer depot which is staging a production of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamb

Hofesh Shechter at the Brighton Festival; Michael Jackson's Xscape; South African theatre; Advanced Style

Acclaimed choreographer Hofesh Shechter talks to Kirsty Lang in his role as Guest Artistic Director for this year's Brighton Festival, and for her report she also visits a disused beer depot which is staging a production of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's chamb

An Evening With Julie Andrews - UK Tour

Dame Julie Andrews will be visiting venues across the UK talking about her career on stage and screen. Hosted by Aled Jones, this evening is special opportunity for fans to hear about her performances in My Fair Lady, Mary Poppins and The Sound of Mus

The Testament of Mary, Barbican: 'divine'

Fiona Shaw gives the performance of her life in this adaptation of Colm Tóibín’s biblical novella, says Tim Walker.

Raw Material: Llareggub Revisited review quirky but overstuffed Dylan Thomas tribute

The small community that inspired Under Milk Wood hosts an intriguing but whimsical tribute to the wayward Welsh bard.

The Forensics of a Flat (and Other Stories) - UK Tour

A dissection of the history of a building and its surrounding area in the south of Birmingham. Francesca tells stories about her beloved flat, the area it stands in, what it used to be, what it will become and the people that have populated it. It’s a b