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Performance & Physical

Protest Song, National Theatre

Rhys Ifans shines in Tim Price's view from the Occupied steps of St Paul's.

Protest Song

Such is the plausibility of Danny, the rough-sleeping protagonist of Tim Price's solo show, that one wonders whether, like George Orwell, the Welsh playwright might have spent a few nights on the streets for the sake of authenticity.

Protest Song, National’s Shed - theatre review

Tim Price's 70-minute Protest Song is a passionate monologue which articulates the worldview of a London rough sleeper.

Encounters: Performers on Performance - Lyric Theatre

A unique series of one to one conversations with high profile performers, talking personally, candidly and entertainingly about their life and art over twelve, fortnightly Monday evenings with interviews conducted by Fiona Lindsay. In an age of celebri

West End Switched Off - Leicester Square Theatre

West End Switched Off is a new, exciting series of concerts and recordings that take musical theatre songs, and arrange them into acoustic, 'unplugged' covers, collaborating with lots of different talented musicians and performers. Featuring some of your

Jonathan Burrows & Matteo Fargion: Rebelling Against Limit - Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells

A short lecture concert by Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion; an argument about why they do what they do, and the usefulness – or not – of the structures and scores they use. The talk is accompanied by piano music played live by Matteo Fargion,

Ellen Terry With Eileen Atkins - Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare's Globe

Renowned worldwide, Ellen Terry was considered the greatest female Shakespearean performer in the 19th century. Her work on the playwright shines a light on Shakespeare’s portrayal of feisty, troubled, down-trodden, complex, witty and triumphant women.

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby - Royal Court Theatre

Lisa Dwan returns to the Royal Court Theatre to perform a one-woman Samuel Beckett trilogy after a critically acclaimed sell-out run of his landmark one–woman piece Not I, performed at the Royal Court forty years after the theatre held its UK premiere.

London International Mime Festival

The London International Mime Festival returns this January with a wide range of performances at a variety of venues for people to enjoy.

Bombshells - Jermyn Street Theatre

Joanna Murray Smith's unforgettable character monologues, 'as observant as anything in Alan Bennett's Talking Heads' (The Guardian), are distinctive and rare gems of modern drama. Don't miss the chance to see them revived in the West End for the first