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Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse is an Off-West End fringe theatre based in London. Previous productions from the venue include Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, Side Show, Grey Gardens, and Grand Hotel.

Although it’s no great feat to make a version of Benjamin Button better than the disturbingly CGI-dependent 2008 film, it is pretty impressive to...

Written in 1989, Jerry Sterner’s Off-Broadway hit play is as 1980s as shoulder pads and Wham. The central character, played on screen by Danny...

In the early 1950s, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were arrested on suspicion of leaking American secrets to the Soviet Union, convicted and sentenced to...

Two smug and self-regarding middle class couples wring their hands over their past infidelities in Bodies, James Saunders’ rambling meditation on the ultimate futility...

Protesters rallied outside Southwark Playhouse this week to condemn the use of a puppet to portray an autistic child in a play at the...

Alex Oates’ All in a Row is an uncomfortable show, in two different ways. Firstly, on a dramatic level: its presentation of a couple...

Southwark Playhouse's artistic director has defended the decision to use a puppet to represent an autistic child in a forthcoming production at the venue,...

Aspects of Love is responsible for the success of Michael Ball. Its big tune, Love Changes Everything, made him a star. But, weirdly this...

Currently in Aspects of Love at Southwark Playhouse, Madalena Alberto discusses her sadness over Brexit, how the Time’s Up movement affected her Evita performances...
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