Bringing Virtual Reality Theatre to Battersea

Wandsworth Council has teamed up with LIVR – the world’s first VR streaming service for theatre and the performing arts – and VR headset maker, Pico Interactive, to offer Nine Elms residents exclusive access to their very own on-site virtual theatre. The first-of-its-kind pilot programme will see an eight-seater virtual reality theatre experience installed at the R.O.S.E. Community Centre […]

Flabbergast Theatre Present The Swell Mob

Flabbergast Theatre are bringing their award-winning 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe hit to London for a three-month run at the COLAB Factory, London Bridge. It’s billed as an explosive immersive theatrical experience – as dark as it is fun. You are invited to dress up and submerge yourself in the delights of a Victorian saloon,  swigging a […]

Troubadour Theatre to Launch a Brand New Venue at White City Place in 2019

Like buses, not one but two new theatres have come along this month! Opening in summer 2019, the new theatre will join a thriving new neighbourhood at White City Place, neighbouring other destinations such as Soho House and Westfield Shopping Centre. Troubadour White City Theatre will be operated by the award-winning team behind the successful King’s Cross […]

Top Three London Plays

Showbiz insider, Sabine Koch takes her pick of three shows this summer… After a long absence from London I had an insatiable appetite for the current theatre offerings. I managed to squeeze in a lot and these 3 are my favorites: The Lieutenant of Inishmore Being an ardent fan of Martin McDonagh’s film work, I […]

Hamlet: to be or not to be?

Review by Sabine Koch  – aka the bee Andrew Scott has been a champion of contemporary theatre for all of his career. I have been fortunate enough to have seen him in three productions and there was no way that I would miss out on him finally tackling the Bard. Contrary to other plays, I […]

THEATRE: By The End Of Us ‘Live Video Game’

By The End Of Us is a ‘Live Video Game’: performed by actors, live-streamed to theatres in real-time. With new player interactions every night, no two productions will ever be the same. It’s a new strand in immersive and digital arts.  The show follows assassin Mia Culper (geddit?) fitted with a camera and microphone  live-streaming a […]

THEATRE: Benedict Cumberbatch in Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre London

To be or not to be. Well, it might be, and there’s the rub. Benedict Cumberbatch be praised, that rare thing a great actor with a star presence, beautifully lit. Reciting some of the most famous lines in theatre. One fluffed line in 1408 of them. What a stunning preview performance from him. The characters grow in the play, gaining […]

‘Dispute’ the world’s first live mediation theatre production

A new theatre production that sees mediators resolving a dispute on stage between actors debuts at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, Highbury on February 18th.  ‘Dispute’, the world’s first live mediation theatre production, sees improvising actors playing people locked in a range of compelling high-stakes real-world disputes. Between the two sides are two professional mediators […]

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles Transfers To London

Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles, a play about the legendary music manager Brian Epstein, will open at London’s Leicester Square Theatre next month for an initial 6-week run. This year sees Brian Epstein posthumously inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of fame and also the unveiling of a commemorative blue plaque at the London […]

Happy Birthday Sherlock Holmes

Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes London celebrates Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s 155th Birthday on 22 May with an intimate theatre performance of The Singular Exploits of Sherlock Holmes’ by theatre company ‘Don’t Go Into The Cellar’, raising funds for The National Literacy Trust and Undershaw Preservation Trust. The day’s events will kick off with the launch of Park […]