A play for today – political, topical and hard-hitting

Leslie Manasseh talks to writer Anders Lustgarten and director Suzann McLean about their new play that explores an increasingly contentious issue Ten traumatised students are...

West End star unveils new performing arts school in Brixton

A star of London’s West End has opened a Make Believe performing arts school in Brixton, teaching singing, dancing and acting classes to children...

Othello Remixed packs a real punch

  As the title suggests, this is not Shakespeare for traditionalists. The new production of Othello at Clapham's Omnibus Theatre is a bold reinvention of...

Custody comes to Ovalhouse

Created by Tom Wainwright and Urban Wolf, this powerful drama records and explores the impact on his mother, his brother, his sister and his...

Clapham Omnibus marks the 30th anniversary of the killings in Tiananmen...

"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” George Santayana On June 4 1989 the Chinese government sent tanks and troops to...

Another Funny Turn at Block 336

"Breathing walls and twisting shadows" From 17 May, Block 336 on Brixton  Road will present Another Funny Turn, the first UK solo exhibition of work...

Vaudeville of the Vulva – funny, sexy, wise

  Ever confused a Volvo with a vulva? A G-string with a G-spot? Written and performed by comedian, singer/songwriter and sex educator Laura-Doe, Vaudeville of the...

Country Music comes to Clapham

Leslie Manasseh talks to director, Scott Le Crass about Country Music, a play about the 20-year history of a crime Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre will shortly...

Twelfth Night Or What You Will

Shakespeare is often bawdy and funny. Ovo Theatre Company’s Twelfth night, directed by Adam Nichols, is the funniest and bawdiest Shakespeare I...

Tony’s Last Tape

Omnibus Theatre Based on the diaries of Tony Benn “There is no final victory, there is...

Shakespeare – for the many not the few

Leslie Manasseh meets two Brixton-based women behind a remarkable new theatre production   Adjoa Andoh and Dona Croll are two extraordinary Brixton-based women who are bringing...

Omnibus Theatre’s “Hearing Things”

“Hearing things” written by Philip Osment and presented by "Playing On", is the result of five years of work with psychiatrists, mental...

Santa talks to Brixton podcaster

Brixton resident James Barr and Dan Hudson, his partner in the award-winning podcast A Gay & a NonGay, have released an exclusive interview with...

Attlee, a modest little man, will give you something to smile...

As politicians strut, squirm and suffer, it is surely time for some light relief. South Londoners can get just that with A Modest Little Man,...

Robin Hood comes to Peckham

“It’s been a long, hungry winter, and the villagers of Nottingham need a hero. As Maid Marian journeys deep into Sherwood Forest to find...

“The Dark” at the Ovalhouse

The Dark takes you on journey in Idi Amin’s Uganda as a mother and her young son escape from the horrors of their homeland...

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Ladylikes – They’re dissecting modern anxieties in Brixton

Female comedy duo, Ladylikes, launch their comedy night Sketchy Ladies at the Ritzy, Brixton in January. Phoebe Batteson-Brown and Miztli Rose, met in 2017...

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