Category Archives: Upcoming Shows

Upcoming shows: Austen the Musical UK Tour – January 11th – March 29th @AustenMusical @christhislop

A celebration of a much loved British writer, Jane Austen, Rob Winlow’s new musical Austen reveals the woman behind the words, and it tours the UK this Spring. Following the bicentennial of her death, this is a portrait of an icon … Continue reading

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Upcoming shows: Thom Foole’s Houseparty, The Old Queens Head @itsunknownuk @thomfooles

A couple of months ago I attended the Its Unknown launch party in London. It’s Unknown are  experts at creating bizarre but amazingly fun evenings based on something you kind of recognise, jazzed up a bit. For over a decade … Continue reading

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Preview: Dinner with the Twits @Twitsdinner @TheVaultsUk @BompasandParr

“You are cordially invited to the worst dinner party in the world, at the residence of the revolting Mr and Mrs Twit” Usually, when my less known-for-their-culinary-skills friends invite me for dinner, I suggest we treat ourselves to take away … Continue reading

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Interview: Shadowlands – @Richmondtheatre @shadowlandstour  

 Tonight, Playhouse Pickings is off to Richmond Theatre to see this exciting new national tour of Shadowlands about C.S. Lewis, a moving drama about life, loss and love. Telling the story of the real-life relationship between CS Lewis, Oxford don, … Continue reading

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Interview: Immersion Theatre’s very own Dorothy – Rachael Stratton @Rachael_Strat @immersion_thtr

Hi Rachael, thanks for chatting to me about this exciting new show. You’ve been in a lot of shows. Why did you want to be involved in this production? The Wizard of Oz is a classic. Everyone knows the story … Continue reading

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Interview: Immersion Theatre’s Artistic James Tobias Clifford and Rochelle Parry. @Immersion_Thtr @RochelleParry @JamesTClifford

Following the exciting announcement of Immersion Theatre’s open air adaption if The Wizard of Oz, I was lucky enough to have a chat with the creative team and cast. First up, Immersion Theatre’s Artistic Director and Writer, James Tobias Clifford … Continue reading

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News – Immersion Theatre’s Announces its Open Air  Immersive Production of Wizard of Oz, coming to a town near you this summer. @Immersion_Thtr

The Wizard of Oz was one of those films when I was younger which was put on on a Sunday afternoon when it was wet and miserable to keep me and my brother entertained for a few hours. I have … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Sunday Papers Live’s Ben DeVere @paperslive

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#Tweetingit: Want to know a bit more about the upcoming exciting Bank Holiday Weekend event, Sunday Papers Live? Ben DeVere spoke to Playhouse Pickings to tell us all about it.

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PREVIEW of Sunday Papers Live 7th Edition – 29th May 2016 @thepaperslive

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  #Tweetingit – A day of walks, talks, roasts, bloody marys and performances that bring the broadsheets to life, in a big living room where cats, slippers and smoking jackets are encouraged? I’m there with bells on. Ever wanted a … Continue reading

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Don’t think you like ballet? Go to a Matthew Bourne ballet – you will soon be in love!

Tonight continues the Bourne Obsession as Matthew Bourne’s Sleeping Beauty comes to New Wimbledon Theatre I was going to write a piece on him and his incredible ballets, but I think you can get from the reviews below, how incredible … Continue reading

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