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My Brother’s Keeper? Reviews; a play about the will to live

My Brother’s Keeper? Reviews; a play about the will to live. Reviews are in for My Brother’s Keeper? and we are delighted to say that they are very good. One of our favourite reviews is by journalist and theatre critic Jonny Fox of Critical Mass who writes “Sometimes you sit through a tedious play thinking […]

My Brothers Keeper? the play; by Nigel Williams

My Brothers Keeper? the play; by Nigel Williams My Brother’s Keeper? the play by Nigel Williams returns to the London stage after 34 years.  Directed by Craig Gilbert My Brother’s Keeper? tells the story of feuding brothers, family strife and living with stroke. Guest blogging for The Playground Theatre Craig Gilbert explains why My Brother’s […]

Dictating to the Estate; the director’s view from Ryan Kiggell

Dictating to the Estate; the director’s view from Ryan Kiggell In this blog we talk to Dictating to the Estate director Ryan Kiggell to get his view on directing a rehearsed reading of the documentary play, which is about events leading up to the Grenfell Tower fire. Two rehearsed readings of Dictating to the Estate […]

Reviews are out for The Paradise Circus

Reviews are out for The Paradise Circus Reviews are out for The Paradise Circus and they are looking very good. From theatre critics to bloggers and audience members The Paradise Circus gets wonderful reviews. The Paradise Circus theatre critic reviews One of our favourite reviews is from Broadway Baby; here is an exert from it: […]

The Paradise Circus comes alive in rehearsals

The Paradise Circus comes alive in rehearsals this week at St. Stephen and St. Thomas’s Church, in Shepherd’s Bush, London W10. We spoke to cast and crew about rehearsals for The Paradise Circus… …and what being chosen to collaborate on the play means to them. We also discussed working with Anthony Biggs who is both director of […]

The Paradise Circus; misers and magic realism

Rawlings, patriarch and central character of The Paradise Circus, is known throughout town as a miserable miser. He mourns the death of his war-hero son Rainforth; whilst decrying the stupidity and general uselessness of his younger sons Gregory and Joel. It would be easy to dislike and dismiss Rawlings… …But, as the play unfolds it […]