Saturday, 13 May 2017

Shakespeare's Roman Season At The Barbican Now On Sale!

Coriolanus - The Royal Shakespeare Company's Rome season opens at the Barbican Theatre with Coriolanus - A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat and terror of the battlefield, transporting us back to the emergence of the great republic of Rome.  See More

Julius Caesar - Angus Jackson directs as the Roman season of Shakespeare plays continues at the Barbican.  The thrilling tale of political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals hopelessly out of control defines all of the political backstabbing, with spin and betrayal eventually turning into violence.  See More

Antony And Cleopatra - Following the assassination of Caesar, Mark Antony has reached the very pinnacle of power. Having got there however he now neglects his empire for a debauched life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. A man torn between love and duty, his former military brilliance deserts him, and his passion takes the lead ultimately bringing the lovers to a tragic end. See More

Titus Andronicus - Titus is a ruler completely exhausted by a combination of war and loss. He relinquishes power but Rome is in a state of disorder as rape and murder are rife and cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this dark and corrupt world. See More

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

New Shows Added This Week!

Briefs Close Encounters The Briefs boys are back in town at The Spiegeltent!  After glitter-bombing pretty much the entire known world with their iconic and hilarious brand of comedy, circus, drag, and burlesque the boys are now ready to explore a third dimension. Using what has become their trademark skill and humour they probe the very limits of masculinity, taste and decency. You can expect interstellar aerials, artistry, and completely warped speed strippers from outer space. Nothing can possibly prepare you for this close encounter with the Briefs boys so just come along and enjoy the ride! See More

Stephen K Amos: World Famous - The globe-trotting comedian returns to London at The Belly with his new show. In the last year, Stephen has taken his unique brand of feel-good comedy on a tour that has taken in venues all over the UK as well as Switzerland, Holland, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Australia, New Zealand and even the Seychelles (it's a tough life at the top isn't it?!) And exactly what did he find when he got to all of those places? People, that's what.  People just like you and me and some of them really do say the most ridiculous things.  See More

House Of BurlesqueThis innovative and bold new show at The Spiegeltent pushes all the bounderies in a bid to smash through the glass ceiling and is like nothing you have seen before!  House Of Burlesque features the queen of provocateurs, Tempest Rose who reshapes the traditions of hi-end glamour, joyful satire and subversive cabaret blending stunning new technology with a new vision that confronts today’s big issues - proving once and for all that this mesmerising form of art is more relevant now than ever.  See More

Margaret Thatcher Queen Of GamshowsWhat has now become a fringe sensation, the multi award winning Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho returns to London at The Belly with possibly the most fabulous game show of all time! Come on down and join the legendary Iron Lady for a feast of songs, games and catchphrases as the audience compete for a chance to get their hands on a golden giro cheque!  See More

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