Matt Lucas is to return to the stage in Prick Up Your Ears, a new play by Simon Bent about the life of the late playwright Joe Orton, which premieres at the Comedy theatre on 30 September (previews from 17 September).
Booking opens on 14 July for this year’s Kids Week and to celebrate, free children’s tickets are being offered for a special matinee performance of We’re Going On A Bear Hunt at the Duchess theatre on the same day.
Has there ever been a more appropriate title for a show than Derren Brown: Enigma? The world-renowned mentalist, and everything he does, is a wonderfully intriguing puzzle that leaves audiences dumbstruck and delighted.
It seems an odd accusation to throw around, but Lara Foot Newton’s multi award-winning show, Karoo Moose, which opens the Tricycle theatre’s South African season, has drawn the occasional complaint of being “too hopeful”, writes Matthew Amer.
The Tricycle theatre’s association with South African theatre-making is long-held, so it is appropriate that the Kilburn venue should present the UK premiere of Lara Foot Newton’s award-winning play Karoo Moose.