Jul 28, 2023
Towards the end of its summer season, Pitlochry Festival Theatre will present the world première of a new play by Peter Arnott, Group Portrait in a Summer Landscape, set in a Perthshire country house during the Scottish Independence referendum of 2014, directed by David Greig in a co-production with Edinburgh’s Royal...
Jul 19, 2023
Kimber Lee’s provocatively titled winner of the first International Award from the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2019, untitled f*ck m*ss s**gon play, opened in June 2023 at the Royal Exchange Theatre as part of the Manchester International Festival and will transfer to the Young Vic in London later in the...
Jul 14, 2023
As You Like It is one of William Shakespeare’s most
popular comedies. Omar Elerian, who is directing his first show for
the Royal Shakespeare Company, was keen to explore it from a “fresh
and new perspective”, so he has cast a company of actors who are
mostly over 70.
BTG’s Midlands editor Steve Orme spoke to...
Jul 8, 2023
Jenny Sealey has been artistic director of Graeae since 1997, a theatre company, which, according to its web site, “boldly places Deaf and disabled artists centre-stage in a diversity of new and existing plays”.
In that time, she has directed many productions, including co-directing the opening ceremony of the 2012...