Words & Pictures: Tracey Popoola | Subbing: Claudia Jackson Whether you’re living in the capital or just visiting, your experience probably won’t be complete until you’ve watched at least one entertaining theatre show. So, here’s a list of London’s four most famous theatres. The Old Vic Originally founded in 1818 as the Royal Coburg Theatre, The Old Vic, an independent theatre based in the heart of Waterloo, is one of London’s most enjoyed theatres, having hosted several acts in comedy, music, dance and classical dramas over the years. Many famous actors have graced the stage, including Dame Judi Dench and most recently John Boyega, who played the lead role in military production Woyzeck earlier this year. Family show Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax is currently back at The Old Vic unti
Two Voice of London reporters hit the streets of central London to discover what Dean Street is all about. Reporter: Sarah Louhichi and Alex Clement | Sub-Editor: Micaela Kolischer Every week, the Voice of London goes out into the city in hopes of finding an interesting street, full of culture, arts and history.
Theatre N16 has launched an initiative giving up and coming actors, writers and directors their professional debut. The Matthew Martino benevolent fund gives four actors and two directors their first credit in the industry. Reporter: Sarah Louhichi I Subeditor: Alex Clement ★★★★☆ Theatre N16, Swing by Around 8 Welcome to the most awkward dinner party of all time. Matt (Maanuv Thiara) and Katherine (Maisie Black) are in a long-term relationship and it’s not going well. They let Suzie, their friend, set them up with another couple, to have an orgy. Katherine is determined that the only thing that can save their relationship is to swing with another couple. But do Amelia (Rebecca Drake) and Elliot (Paul Boichat) know it’s a Swinger party? They’ve never met before, therefore
One of three hilarious shows currently gracing the West End with their fun packed slap-stick comedy. Mischief Theatre have created another hit after Olivier Award Winning The Play that Goes Wrong. Reporter: Sarah Louhichi I Sub-Editor: Chloe Chapman ★★★★☆ Apollo Theatre, Mischief Theatre Company Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields have created a hit that is more than worthy of the West End. The play has the audience eating out of the palm of their hands from the moment the first cast members walk into the auditorium. Adam Meggido directs this fourth wall breaking mayhem, ideal for the holiday season. ‘The sequel’ shows The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society put on the traditional Peter Pan by JM Barrie as a pantomime, or at least they’re trying to. Everything that cou