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Hamlet

By |2022-09-23T15:46:30+01:0025 January 2023|

Hot on the heels of Doctor Faustus, I'm pleased to return to Southwark Playhouse in January to continue my long-time association with Lazarus Theatre company, discussing their brand-new production of Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Doctor Faustus post-show video and photos: What would make you sell your soul to the devil?

By |2022-11-24T23:02:21+00:0015 September 2022|

What might entice you to sell your soul to the devil? Fame? Riches? Immortality? World peace? A rent-free London flat? Four pints of Guinness? At my post-show Q&A for a production of Doctor Faustus, that was an irresistible question to pose to the company.

Doctor Faustus

By |2022-06-19T18:55:22+01:0014 September 2022|

I love Lazarus Theatre! My long-time association with this visionary ensemble company continues with their 2022 season, which launches with their reinvention of Marlowe's classic Doctor Faustus, in a limited season at London's Southwark Playhouse.

Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon post-show video and photos: What advice would you give your 13-year-old self?

By |2022-03-23T15:16:04+00:0016 February 2022|

Rosie Day's wonderful rollercoaster ride of a debut play Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon, which she also performs, ends with the by-then 16-year-old protagonist writing a letter of advice to her younger self (and younger stepsister). 

Operation Mincemeat: Oh my god, this World War II escapade actually happened?

By |2022-02-13T23:27:43+00:0013 February 2022|

I have a sneaking suspicion that we have not seen the last of this little musical gem, which is - incredibly - inspired by a real-life World War II espionage episode demonstrating British pluck and eccentricity in spades. 

Salome post-show video and photos: Revisiting Oscar Wilde’s once-banned erotic classic

By |2021-09-11T11:38:47+01:002 September 2021|

How far are you willing to go to get what you most desire? That’s the question at the bloody heart of Salome. And it’s a question that so fascinates Lazarus Theatre that they’re now having a third go at Oscar Wilde’s provocative 1891 tragedy.
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