Battersea Arts Centre
“I need you to fall.”: Ka Bradley reviews Lost Dog's return to the Battersea Art's Centre.
As part of the BAC's A Nation's Theatre Festival, All Tomorrow's Theatre brought together early career artists from across the UK, and set them in dialogue with venues and producers. Here, performance maker Paula Varjack offers a round-up of the day's conversations.
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In her latest column Amelia takes note of the successes of two recent disability-led productions.
Rebecca Atkinson-Lord was among the speakers at Theatre 2016. Here, she explains why the weirdness of the conference's format, and location in the old school commercial West End, made it "one of the best arguments for robust arts funding that I’ve seen in a really long time."
Daniel Pitt is arts producer of Cambridge Junction, whose Watch Out Festival offers a full day of fiery performance for just £15 (£10 concs). Here, he explains why his 'gateway drug' festival will leave audiences buzzing.
Playwright Jingan Young’s I’m Just Here to Buy Soy Sauce makes parallels between the harsh realities of buying your first home with the impersonal nature of Chinese investment. As it embarks on a London tour, she discusses the complexities of staging home, the housing crisis and feeling like an outsider.
Karen Glossop and Paul Murray have created a 15-minute micro play that explores bipolar - on a bicycle. Here, they explore how you can make work about mental health that's simple, without being simplistic.
Ross and Rachel is a hit play that picks apart the romantic politics of Friends. As it embarks on a New York run, followed by a UK tour, Tom Wicker chats to its author James Fritz about why we should question the seductive language of love.
Kate Wyver chats to Molly Freeman, co-artistic director of puppetry company Smoking Apples, about how their new performance will bring the complex world of deep sea trawlers to the stage.
Theatre 2016, “The largest ever industry-wide conference for everyone who cares about the future of theatre in the UK”, has managed to alienate an astonishing number of people who care about theatre. Here's Andrew Haydon on how they've done it.
As 'Chekhov's First Play' opens at MayFest, the co-artistic director of Dead Centre talks to Chris McCormack about Beckett, Lippy, and how theatre can interrogate meaninglessness.