This autumn Loud and Clear Voices reigns supreme at the theatre as we’ve got a number of our sensationally talented actors appearing in plays in the West End and beyond.
Here are some autumn must sees:
Graeme of Thrones – A real must see for any Game of Thrones fan, Graeme of Thrones is a superb parody showing at the Charing Cross Theatre this October. Created by some of the UK’s top comedy writers, including our very own John Luke Roberts, the show has made its way around the world with sold out shows in Australia, Canada and USA.
Tribes - An award-winning play featuring ‘Gavin Drea‘ kicks of this autumn at the ‘Gate Theatre in Dublin’. ‘Tribes’ a play by ‘Nina Raine’ revolves around a character called Billy who was born deaf into a hearing family. Through the show we see the characters explore the struggles and limitations of communication of deaf people. The play will be Presented as part of the ‘Dublin Theatre Festival’ and showing from the 28th September- 11th November 2017 at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.
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Oslo – Following the sold-out run in New York and its UK premiere at the ‘National Theatre’, Oslo is now showing at the ‘Harold Pinter Theatre’. The political thriller tells a true story of two Norwegian diplomats journey which concluded in the signing of the set of agreements between the government of Israel and the Palestine Liberation (the Oslo Accords). The best Play at the 2017 ‘Tony Awards’ has a brilliant cast starring ‘Jason Langley‘. ‘Can we make peace between enemies? showing from now until the 30th December 2017. ‘Can we make peace between enemies? showing from now until the 30th December 2017.
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31 Hours – ’31 Hours’ by ‘Kieran Knowles’ opening from the 3rd October is the haunting story of four men who clean up after rail suicides. This play featuring ‘James Wallwork‘ is filled with humour and humanity. The play embarks on a journey through mental health, masculinity and chaotic aftermaths in modern Britain.
The play will be showing until 28th October 2017 at the ‘Bunker Theatre’.
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The Night Of Stuff presents the brilliant show ‘The Lost Disc’ which will be running at ‘Shoreditch Town Hall’. Written by the very talented ‘Will Adamsdale‘ and ‘Ed Gaughan’ the play has been described as ‘a rare, live, unreleased and unplugged bootleg DOCU, MOCK-U, ROCK-YOU-MENTARY!’ Make sure you don’t miss out, running from Wednesday 11 October – Fri 13 October at 7.30pm.
The Lorax- Make sure you catch ‘Simon Paisley Day‘ starring as the ‘Once-ler’ in the ‘The Lorax’. Described by The Times as ‘Inventive, gorgeous and magical’ the plays adaptation of the Dr. Seuss’s classic is really a must see. Directed by the much-admired Max Webster the play’s rework on the classic shows a critter who wants to protect the earth from the covetous, tree-chopping Once-ler.
The play will be showing at ‘The Old Vic Theatre’ starting on 15th Oct. Get your tickets here:
A Woman Of No Importance – ‘Crystal Clarke‘ will be playing ‘Hester Worsley’ in ‘A Woman of No Importance’ opening on the 16th October at the ‘Vaudeville Theatre’. This ‘Oscar Wilde’ classic is directed by ‘Dominic Dromgoole’ and stars Olivier award winner ‘Eve Best’. As Oscar Wilde lived in the Victorian era a time in which women had very few rights compared to men, the play shows characters struggles with some of the hypocrisy and double standards of the 1800s.
Opening night 16th October 2017, showing at the ‘Vaudeville’ until 30th December 2017.
Invisible Man – ‘Matthew Spencer‘ plays a leading role as Griffin in the ‘Invisible man’. This will be showing at the ‘Queens Theatre’ in Hornchurch from 27th October 2017. Set in London in the 19th Century the play follows a story of a scientist who discovers the unknown. Later throughout the play a sinister figure wrapped up in bandages appears in West Sussex. From there a series of events and mysteries happen which sends terror to the small village. Don’t miss this suspenseful adventure by award-winning theatre-maker ‘Clem Garritty’. Tickets here:
Quiz – ‘Quiz’ featuring ’Greg Haiste‘ directed by ‘Daniel Evans’ is showing this Autumn at the ‘Minerva Theatre’ from 3 November – 9 December. Is Quiz:
A) The world premiere of a new play by acclaimed writer James Graham?
B) A provocative re-examination of the conviction of Charles Ingram, ‘the coughing Major’, for cheating, following his appearance on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
C) A hilarious celebration of the great tradition of the British quiz show?
D) A razor-sharp analysis of the 21st century’s dangerous new attitude to truth and lies? Answer: You decide. Tickets here:
Miss Julie – Howard Brenton’s new adaptation of Miss Julie will make a London premiere this November. The production will be directed by Tom Littler and will take place at Jermyn Street Theatre. This will be the first staging of Miss Julie in the West End since the 1980’s. The play stars the mega talented Charlotte Hamblin who will play Julie. The marvellous take on Strindberg’s masterpiece will open on November 14th
A Christmas Carol – ‘Rhys Ifans‘ will be starring as ‘Scrooge’ in a ‘Christmas Carol at ‘The Old Vic’. ’Matthew Warchus’ will direct the new adaptation by Harry Potter and The Cursed Child playwright ‘Jack Thorne’. The previews start on 18 November 2017, before an official opening on 29th November and a limited run through to 20th January 2018.