Glamorous divorcées, Elyot and Amanda, find that their love for one another is unexpectedly rekindled when they take adjoining suites of a French hotel while honeymooning with their new spouses five years later.
This CinePlay adaptation of Badal Sircar’s classic play depicts the influence of the patriarchy on both men and women.
10by10 is a project developed and produced by Eclipse Theatre - Britain's leading black-led national touring company. 10 writers. 10 cities. 10 films. South London: Pastor and Imam's sermons are punctured by car horns...
Demolition expert Ned lives in a nice new house on the edge of the English countryside. He loves his job. Barbecues. Car boot sales. His life is entirely unremarkable. So why has he not slept a wink in six months? Why is he so terrified of his wife? Parlour Song is a satirical exploration of deceit, paranoia and desire in leafy suburbia.
10by10 is a project developed and produced by Eclipse Theatre - Britain's leading black-led national touring company. 10 writers. 10 cities. 10 films. Middlesborough: Two young sons go to extraordinary lengths to help their mother.
Pericles is generally considered a collaboration between William Shakespeare and George Wilkins, which perhaps explains why it was not included in the first published collection of Shakespeare’s plays in 1623.
After solving a riddle in Antioch, Pericles exposes a secret that puts his life in grave peril and is forced to flee across the sea, beginning an adventure that spans decades. Storms, shipwrecks, love and grief abound in this odyssey tale of a family lost and found.
Peter Grimes, by composer Benjamin Britten, is appreciated by opera audiences around the globe for its visceral beauty and moving portrayal of a small seaside community, struggling to accept the fisherman Peter Grimes, whose young apprentices have disappeared in suspicious circumstances.
Rosalind Franklin was a gifted research scientist who was part of the race to uncover the secrets of DNA in the 1950’s. Her more famous contemporaries Watson and Krick took all the kudos for the discovery of the molecule’s double helix structure—yet it was Franklin’s skill with X-ray diffraction that first uncovered what’s called “the secret of life.”
Antonín Dvořák's Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81, B. 155, is a quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello. Composed between August 18 and October 8 of 1887, it was premiered in Prague on January 6, 1888. The quintet is acknowledged to be one of the masterpieces of the form.
It's 1669 and the playhouses have recently re-opened after seventeen years' puritanically forced closure. London is coming back to life and waking to a new world where female actors can appear on the English stage for the first time. This precarious, peculiar and highly comedic story follows five of the most famous names of the day, Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Farley, Rebecca Marshall, Doll Common and Mary Betterton, as they learn to navigate the Restoration theatre scene.
Set in a South African traveling amusement park on New Year’s Eve, Athol Fugard’s Playland explores the possibilities for blacks and whites to find understanding in a racially divided world.
Neil Simon's hilarious comedy follows three brief encounters in the same suite at the famed Plaza Hotel in New York City, in Visitors from Mamaronek, Visitor from Hollywood and Visitors from Forest Hills.
Judith Ivey recreates When a tough, eccentric mother from Chicago's South Side squares off against her husband over the fate of their "precious sons", shattering family secrets come to light.
A gallery of friends, lovers, relatives and theatre acolytes sparkle around stage star Garry Essendine like bubbles in fine champagne.