IATC 60th Anniversary Congress, Belgrade 2016

IATC 60th Anniversary Congress, Belgrade 2016

Mark Brown and Natasha Tripney Mark Brown who writes in the Sunday Herald and Natasha Tripney of The Stage reported that the International Association of Theatre Critics congress in Belgrade was held during the famous Belgrade International Theatre festival and that...
Eating people are wrong

Eating people are wrong

There is a discussion taking place in the press and on Facebook about bad behaviour in theatre as a result of what happened after a couple brought in some Chicken McNuggets to a performance of Dr Faustus starring the Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington. The result...
A sparkling Ruby

A sparkling Ruby

William Russell At 91 Thelma Ruby is going back on stage in her one woman show to launch the Festival 46 season at the King’s Head theatre in Islington later this month. Star of revue, musicals, films and plays – she has done pretty well everthing in her...
Summer in the open air

Summer in the open air

Defy the weather William Russell Open Air theatre in London tends to automatically mean Regent’s Park but it is not the only venue – for the last eight years Iris have been playing in the gardens of St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden, they usually do...
More changes on the London fringe

More changes on the London fringe

Darker and Sylvestre retire William Russell For twenty years Cecilia Darker and the actress and singer Cleo Sylvestre have run the theatre in the Rosemary Branch pub in Sheperton Road, Islington. But they are standing down, although Darker still owns the pub, which...
Farewell to the Landor

Farewell to the Landor

After 21 years of musical delights William Russell After 21 years the Landor, home to many a musical new or hold, is closing down and director Robert McWhir, who has presided there for the last 19 years, 15 as director of the company, is leaving hopefully for pastures...