2018 - 2019
30

July

2019

Theatres Trust awards The Playground Theatre a small grant

Theatres Trust awards The Playground Theatre a small grant, along with ten other London theatres. The Playground Theatre is delighted to have been awarded a small grant by the Theatres Trust along with ten other London theatre applicants. The Playground Theatre opened to the public in 2017, having first been established in 2009 as an […]
06

March

2019

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 […]
11

February

2019

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 […]
07

February

2019

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 […]
11

December

2018

Dream of a King; Chris Tajah on Martin Luther King Jnr inspiration

In this blog interview writer and actor Chris Tajah talks about Martin Luther King Jnr inspiration for Dream of a King. Why did you write Dream of a King?   Martin Luther King Jnr is an icon. He is a personal hero of mine, as he is for many. He inspires me to do better, to […]
22

November

2018

Dictating to the Estate; exploring circumstances that led to the Grenfell fire

A blog about Dictating to the Estate – written by playwright and author Nathaniel McBride Dictating to the Estate explores the circumstances that led to the Grenfell fire. This blog is written by Nathaniel McBride the author of Dictating to the Estate. If you have an interest in: investigative journalism; the creative process for theatre; […]
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