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The Dreamer by Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in association with Gecko has it’s European premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe

“Its flowing beauty depicts a poetic landscape…When you lower your head, you immediately fall into it, just like Alice falls into the rabbit-hole. What you see and what you experience goes beyond your imagination.”
Audience member THE DREAMER, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in association with Gecko, is Gecko’s first international co-production. The show is inspired by […]

Trevor Ashley in Liza’s Back! (is broken) At the Underbelly Festival From Tuesday 27 June to Sunday 2 July 2017

After wowing audiences at London Wonderground in 2016, Trevor Ashley is bringing everyone’s favourite diva back to London this Summer in Liza’s Back! (is broken), his five-star comic tribute to the iconic Liza Minnelli, playing at the Underbelly Festival for 6 performances only from Tuesday 27 June to Sunday 2 July. Listen to Trevor perform […]

Deena Payne steps in for Linda Nolan in Our House

Actress and singer Deena Payne is to join the UK Tour of OUR HOUSE, following the unfortunate withdrawal of Linda Nolan. Having previously been announced in the role of Kath Casey in the Olivier Award-winning Madness musical, Linda Nolan has withdrawn from the tour following her recent cancer diagnosis. Deena Payne, best known for her […]

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Elixir – the smash hit zombie spectacle returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe!

Thought science wasn’t sexy? Enter Elixir, making a killer return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. With a potent mix of chemical balance and imbalance, new school death defying acrobatics, old school slapstick and an injection of Australian testosterone, Elixir will challenge perceptions and set pulses racing. Elixir is circus with a difference! Uninhibited by cliché […]

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Mike Shepherd, Kneehigh: “I used to walk over the Millennium Bridge full of hope and now it is with a knot in my stomach.”

Mike Shepherd, Artistic Director of Kneehigh Theatre Company has had a remarkable career as a director, performer and as founder of Kneehigh. We are talking on the same day that Emma Rice, former Artistic director and long-time friend and collaborator with Shepherd penned a spirited open letter to the incoming Globe artistic director. Rice offered […]

Situation presents Verity Standen’s Refrain, a roaming, immersive choral experience around Conscientious Objectors in St Helens, Merseyside

This Spring, during the centenary of the First World War, composer Verity Standen creates a new immersive, choral experience at three sites of historic significance in the stories of conscientious objection. St Helens will host one of these events as the home town of school teacher Ernest Everett, who was arrested for refusing to undertake […]