TABARD

As August approaches, the air comes alive with the sound of playwrights desperately re-drafting ‘urgent’ and ‘timely’ Edinburgh Fringe shows about Brexit and Trump....

Tabard is sure it will not have escaped your notice, eagle-eyed reader, that last week we enjoyed World Fringe Day, where on social media...

Some things are best left forgotten. Others, it would be a shame to resign to the history books. And when that thing is the...

Fainting, vomiting, arrests: no, it’s not a Friday night out in Brixton, but a Broadway performance of George Orwell’s 1984. According to the Hollywood Reporter,...

For centuries, theatre has been tackling some of man’s biggest questions and now, in an age of political and social uncertainty, surely its role...

Tabard isn’t much of a traveller. On the rare occasion that getting on a long-haul flight has been necessary, it’s always the same: watch...

Stage and costume designer Grace Smart recently confessed in an interview with The Stage that she once broke into a theatre at 7am to...

This week, Tabard finds theatre guilty of a lack of imagination. The evidence, your honours, stretches back for months. Exhibit A: Secret Studio Lab’s Code...

Reader, you may recall Tabard poking fun at the abundance of Trump-based shows at the Edinburgh Fringe this year. Well, those comedians and actors...

In a baffling political climate, those struggling to separate the facts from the fake news are looking to a new source for enlightenment. Youngsters have...

Reader, we are fast approaching one of Tabard’s favourite times of the year – the Edinburgh Fringe – a smorgasbord of artistic genius and...

Mamma Mia! Tabard is tremendously excited to hear about a new temporary venue set to pop up in London. Does your mother know? Because I’m...
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