London theatre: June highlights
A cult kooky comedy, an examination of post-truth tabloid press, a topical new musical and much more: June's new theatre brings variety & relevance
Playwright Alice Birch (Revolt. She said. Revolt again, We Want You To Watch) and director Katie Mitchell (Cleansed, The Forbidden Zone) collaborate to explore legacy and inherited suffering across three generations of women.Read more ...
The 2003 show that became a runaway hit for Emma Rice's Kneehigh Theatre comes to the globe for the Summer of Love. Tristan & Yseult has already been hailed 'the kind of certified cult hit that no longer has an audience so much as fans, who come to relive their favourite moments'.Read more ...
Can killing ever be justified? What if killing some people means saving many, many more? It's up to you to decide. Audience becomes jury in a new play about a plane hijacked by terrorists in mid-flight. Terror comes to London after causing a stir in theatre all around the world.Read more ...
Having shrewdly exposed party politics in This House (National Theatre 2012; Garrick Theatre 2016) and state surveillance in Privacy (Donmar Warehouse 2014), James Graham turns his attention to the tabloid press in a new play premiering at the Almeida Theatre. Ink takes us back to 1960s Fleet Street to chart the rise of the Sun newspaper.Read more ...
A new musical entitled - deep breaths now - The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee Takes Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company - brings a very recent scandal to life on the Donmar Warehouse stage.Read more ...
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