It was a shared love of 1930s screwball comedies that brought Shaun McKenna and Andrew Van Sickle together. And a realisation that so many of the dramatists of the time were secretly gay that sparked the idea to collaborate.
Mark St Germain's play Freud's Last Session, first seen Off-Broadway in 2010 and now receiving its European premiere at London's King's Head Theatre, pits two of the 20th-century greatest thinkers, Sigmund Freud and CS Lewis, to discuss life's biggest questions, including "Does God exist?"
Following my recent event for Tender Napalm, I return to the King's Head Theatre for the European premiere of Mark St Germain's award-winning Off-Broadway play Freud's Last Session, featuring a real-life psychiatrist playing Sigmund Freud.
The Crown Dual Q&A video and photos: How to condense two Netflix seasons into 70 minutes… with more to come
We were all madly checking our phones for news in the bars afterwards, but while much of last night's Westminster drama was going on, at Wilton's Music Hall, we were getting to glorious grip with the (affectionate) comedy potential of the monarchy with The Crown Dual.
Why is intimacy so hard? In the bedroom, when can drugs be a help and when a hindrance? How much should we reveal to a new partner? What new demons do today's young gay men carry with them into relationships?
Outlying Islands Q&A video and photos: The creative collaboration at the heart of Atticist’s success
In the second of my back-to-back post-show Q&As at the King's Head Theatre this past week, I was at the Off-West End powerhouse's original home in Islington for Atticist's first London revival of David Greig's 2002 play Outlying Islands.