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Macbeth at Jack Studio Theatre

In a small black box theatre behind a pub, the stage is set for Macbeth with transparent curtains, a back wall with tattered wallpaper and a door. Jack Studio Theatre, sharing a building with the […]

“When the Dove Returns”

Last week, Backpack Theatre put on their latest show “When the Dove Returns” at the Blue Elephant Theatre from 28 March to 1 April. Almost like a sinister Noah’s Ark, the show was about six […]

Dulwich Festival – Interview with John Hinton of Tangram Theatre Company

The Tangram Theatre Company is returning to the Dulwich Festival for the second year running to perform the third and final instalment of their comedy musical scientriology, ‘The Element in the Room: A Radioactive Musical […]

“Rounds” at the Blue Elephant Theatre

From 16 to 25 March the Blue Elephant Theatre in Camberwell put on Resuscitate Theatre’s “Rounds,” a play about the lives of six junior doctors. “Rounds” seeks to share the struggles of the humans working […]

The Memory of Water

Family get-togethers can be a minefield and this one is no exception. Three estranged sisters return to the family home for their mother’s funeral. There’s Teresa the long-suffering one, Mary the clever arrogant one, and […]

The Iron Man at The Unicorn Theatre (Review)

“The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where did he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Taller than a house the […]

Interview with Alexandra Spencer-Jones

Last week I met Alexandra Spencer-Jones, theatre director and artistic director of Action to the Word company which is resident at the Broadway Theatre in Catford, South East London. I first came across Action to […]

Former JAG’s pupil to perform at the Blue Elephant Theatre

Jesse Dupré, a fellow South Londoner and a former pupil of James Allen Girls School, Dulwich, is returning to Southwark in a revamped version of the much-loved fringe show, Oyster Boy. Jesse is one-fifth of […]

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