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Octagon Theatre

Kathrine Smith’s two-hander, All I See Is You – one of the recent winners of the Octagon’s annual prize for new writing – isn’t the...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures.This week’s highlights include opening nights of Kiss of the Spider Woman press...

Ayub Khan Din’s much-loved East Is East, first performed at Birmingham Rep in 1996 and adapted successfully for the screen in 1999, is ostensibly...

This pithy two-hander was one of the winners of the Octagon’s annual prize for new writing, which last year asked for submissions of duologues...

The Octagon follows up last year’s brilliantly atmospheric retelling of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall with another visit to Bronte country. The challenge this time...

It’s hard to find fresh ways to stage Charles Dickens’ evergreen Christmas fable. The Octagon creative team deserve credit for not trying to reinvent...

Although its themes of corruption in high places and moral turpitude are perennially relevant, Brecht and Weill’s densely packed hybrid of opera and musical...

Sex is central to Rita, Sue and Bob Too – the film version was released with the tag-line ‘Thatcher's Britain with her knickers down’,...

Casting has been announced for Out of Joint’s upcoming production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too. James Atherton, Taj Atwal, Sally Bankes, Gemma Dobson, Samantha...
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