Wednesday, 6 July 2016

A Brush with the Law

Monday July 11th is the final day of the summer term and its the usual competition. This week the theme is A Brush with the Law. Seven entries, and the usual rules apply.

7.30 at the North London Tavern.

Back on September 5th!

Thursday, 30 June 2016

IED

Monday July 4th brings us a ninety minute stage play by Martin Macnamara.

"England in 2008, at the height of the Afghanistan conflict with heavy losses for British troops. Captain Agnes Bennett is an army notification officer. It's her job to inform the family back home when a soldier dies in the field. For Agnes, this difficult role is a vocation and one that needs to be carried out dispassionately and with military planning. A raw young Private, Iain Maginnis, joins Agnes as she calls on the parents of his platoon mate, killed in an IED attack".

7.30 at the North London Tavern.

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Rita Kalenjais



Rita Kalenjais is an Australian writer based in London and she is coming to talk to us on Monday and answer questions.

Her work has been performed extensively in Australia and she was a resident playwright at Sydney Theatre Company in 2011/2012.
Rita is developing new work at the National Theatre Studio and has just been selected as one of the writers for this year’s Soho 6 attachment.

So come and hear her at the North London Tavern at 7.30 on Monday 27 June 2016.

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Paradise Now

Monday June 20th brings us a ninety minue drama by Dan Horrigan.

"Paradise Now" Ii the story of four friends trying to carve out a place in the world through faith and friendship. When the darkness of the past comes crashing into their lives they find themselves sorely tested. Will He hear their prayers or do they have to do it for themselves and each other? A gritty urban thriller with one foot in the furnace and its face towards the heavens".

7.30 at the North London Tavern.

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The Unapology of Leni Riefenstahl

Monday June 13 brings us a forty-five minute stageplay The Unapology of Leni Riefenstahl by Zoe Mavroudi.

"Alone in her room on the last hours of her life, Leni Riefenstahl, the 101-year-old director of Hitler-sponsored documentaries, makes a desperate final attempt to convince the audience that her legacy transcends the atrocities of the regime her films glorified; but the unwelcome intrusion of memory won't let her mind rest. The Unapology of Leni Riefenstahl is a fictional apologia by the notorious film director, who died in 2003".


7.30 at the North London Tavern.

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Next Stop Paradise

After the brief break P-P is back on Monday June 5th with a fifty minute stageplay by Julia Pascal.

"Set in London 2016, 1656, and modern Israel, Julia's play explores key moments of English history reframing them from traditional narratives and revisioned from an English Jewish woman's point of view".

7.30 at the North London Tavern.

Wednesday, 25 May 2016