Theatre company making a play about housing redevelopment in Brixton

Brian Walters caught up with the founders of Outspoken Arts, who are developing a play about a housing development in Brixton. Theatre company Outspoken Arts...

I am your neighbour – Ovalhouse festival comes to Brixton

Between the 13-18 July the Ovalhouse Theatre will decamp up the hill to Brixton, bringing us ‘I am Your Neighbour’ - a festival celebrating...

Ovalhouse offering free theatre at BrixMix market

The Ovalhouse theatre - due to move to Brixton in Autumn 2017 - is running a stall at the BrixMix Saturday market on 25th April...

Free workshops and competition for budding Brixton playwrights

Local theatre company Sixteenfeet Productions are teaming up with Brixton Library to present three free play writing workshops as part of the twelfth Lambeth Readers and...

Review: The Cutting of the Cloth, Southwark Playhouse

The premiere of The Cutting of the Cloth by Michael Hastings has been a long time coming. The Brixton writer, who died in 2011,...

A very Vocool evening at Brixton’s Electric Social

By Ashley Moore, photos by Robert Alexander Malcolm Photography VoCool, Brixton’s new unsigned talent variety show debuted at the Electric Social on January 20, and...

From Electric Pavilion to Little Bit Ritzy: The story of a...

Max MacBride recounts the eventful history of Brixton's Ritzy cinema Many things are synonymous with Brixton. The kaleidoscopic market, the Academy, queuing for the Tube,...

Brixton prepares for the best of break dance

On Saturday 13 December, young break dancers and hip hop dancers of all styles will descend on Brixton for Step into Battle, a street...

Local director presents new piece at Blue Elephant Theatre

Arts co editor, Ruth Waters, caught up with local director, James Ivens, ahead of the opening night of his latest piece, Lone Rangers, at...

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘GOD!’ by Woody Allen at the Effra Social

By Lucy Binnersley  Gracing the stage at Brixton's Effra Social last week was Woody Allen's 1975 philosophical comedy, 'God!' The production ran over three evenings...

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‘Typical’ – live streamed from Soho Theatre

Typical is about an evening that white people will never experience. It is a sharp and angry exploration of life for a black man...