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PREVIEW: Beautiful Thing Back on Tour

Jonathan Harvey's iconic romantic comedy/drama Beautiful Thing is celebrating its 20th Birthday by making a comeback and, to quote the Mamma Cass song featured prominently in it, "it's getting better". Stephen Bates went along to the press launch to find out more.   Beautiful Thing is a teenage love story set on a South London social housing estate, with the ...

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PREVIEW: Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown

Last night saw the press launch for Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at London's ICA. Scott Matthewman went along for The Public Reviews to get a taster of this much anticipated new musical. Next month sees the London début of a new musical by composer David Yazbek, with a book by Jeffrey Lane. Women on the Verge ...

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PREVIEW: Theatre Uncut’s first ever UK Tour

They say the best ideas often start over a cup of tea, and that was certainly true of Theatre Uncut. Devised over a kitchen table in 2010, the movement was formed as a response to the public spending cuts then being announced by the UK government. Each year since then the group’s ambitions have grown and 2014 sees their biggest ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 20th October 2014

The nights are getting darker so it is the perfect time to head inside your nearest theatre. With so much happening up and down the country it can be difficult to know what to see. Our team of regional editors have come to the rescue with some ideas of what to see this week. As always do let us know ...

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READER OFFER: Usagi Yojimbo – Southwark Playhouse

This festive season TPR have teamed up with The Southwark Playhouse as a media partner for their unique family Christmas Show Usagi Yojimbo. There are many surprises in store for you but the first is this exclusive ticket rate for the performances between 5th - 19th December at just £14 per ticket. (see below on how to claim the offer.) ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 6th October 2014

A varied and mixed bag of productions this week as part of our weekly round up of exciting theatrical delights up and down the UK &Ireland. From the visceral and haunting delights of Kneehigh and Fishamble to rock and pop in Edinburgh and Coventry, to history and family in Chichester and Dublin - we are sure there is something to ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 29th September 2014

Ambition is the theme that runs through the heart of this week's picks of theatre from up and down the UK &Ireland. From revivals of well known classics, to regional and UK premieres. Just what makes you have the drive and passion to push you forward? What desires do you secretly harbor and what would it take for them to ...

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