Hot on the heels of the announcement that the National Theatre will present a pantomime in-the-round and that the Garrick will play host to a panto themed comedy review comes news that some type of Pantomime will be presented at the London Palladium this Christmas.
Theatre News and Reviews
Another Panto Themed Show Announced. Please will someone just do a normal Pantomime!
By Phil Willmott Thursday, October 15 2020, 10:32
A Big Star is Heading to the Old Vic this Christmas. But who?
By Phil Willmott Thursday, October 15 2020, 09:42
There’s jolly but tantalising seasonal news from The Old Vic, that stately old lady of West End Theatres.
The institution is one of the venues that’s made the best use of on line streaming during the current shut down; broadcasting not just old recordings but specially curated productions making best use of the medium.
Nicholas Osmond talks about performing via Zoom and his play HORATIO! AND HAMLET or ZOOM DELIGHTS NOT ME
By Phil Willmott Friday, October 9 2020, 10:17
I love the theatre. I love everything about it: the rehearsal room, the dressing room, the backstage camaraderie, the after-show pint and the incredible connection you get with an audience when a moment is “just right”. In a Zoom performance almost all of that is gone, which begs the question: why bother?
Jermyn Street Theatre Reveals More Details of its Ambitious 15 HEROINES
By Phil Willmott Friday, October 9 2020, 10:10
The project is inspired by Ovid’s THE HEROINES (Heroides), a collection of fifteen fictional letters written in the first century BCE.
How Safe Would you Feel in a Theatre? The See it Safely Campaign Hopes to Reassure You
By Phil Willmott Wednesday, October 7 2020, 15:51
An initiative has just been announced which aims to reassure audiences that theatres are Covid-secure spaces.
It’s a good idea too because if you’re like me you’ll be utterly confused about what the government regards as safe and will allow and what’s frowned upon.