Category Archives: theatre

New play from Devon-based writer brings to the stage the reality of living with postnatal depression

Three days into motherhood, Rachel doesn’t recognise herself. There’s nothing Sam won’t do to keep his family together, but how do you beat an enemy you can’t see? Friction is a visceral and inspiring story of hard-won recovery and the resilience couples find when their world is falling apart.

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Go People take restoration production to venues throughout London – including The Ivy

Restoration theatre was a revolution in itself, staged anywhere that was available – from disused tennis courts to ancestral family homes. In light of this, forward thinking theatre company Go People are bringing John Vanbrugh’s The Provoked Wife to intimate venues across London; and see they have an amazing opportunity to explore a revival of this idea, making new and unusual spaces our playground in the delivery of a brilliantly alternative theatrical experience.

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Dark comedy of the 80s revisited in new play The Beautiful Warmth at Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Remember the good ole 1980s? If the buzz around new play The Beautiful Warmth is anything to go by, you may not need to remember it – the dark comedy deals with the relationships between humanity, consumerism, and the desire for professional success. You can’t get more ’80s than that.

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