March 10, 2020

Visitor's to the Old Red Lion this March are in for a treat with a triple bill of monologues exploring disturbed and grief stricken characters in a series ranging from the interactive to the avant-garde. 

 Photo Credit: Charles Flint

The first set is 'Nuclear War' the lo...

March 10, 2020

Do not murder thy father. The whole family knew he was a good dad. A really good dad. But he wasn’t well, had a weak heart, so they gathered around him to protect him – from everything. Because he was a good dad. And Donna was special; he loved her the most. So why is...

February 10, 2020

Lily Levinson and Maeve Campbell star in ‘Shades of Mediocrity’, named after lyrics in a Simon and Garfunkel song (‘Homeward Bound’). Directed by Minna Jeffery, the performance follows the story of how Lily and Maeve became fans of Simon and Garfunkel, a folk rock duo,...

December 15, 2019

One would hope that the intimate theatre space above the Old Red Lion pub would be a perfect place to stage a Gothic Dickensian adaptation of the classic tale of ‘The Signalman’. And, while the aesthetic intentions of the production mean well, a distinct lack of charac...

August 27, 2019

Skin in the Game exposes the nefarious consequences that gambling addictions can inflict upon families, in particular displaying how addicts become unrecognisable to their loved ones and to themselves. The play follows three siblings trying to sell their father's flat...

April 6, 2019

Any story from the perspective of an animal may immediately turn off viewers. There is an assumption the play will be cliché or poorly plotted, propped up by the gimmick of a talking animal. However, Jacueline Saphra’s character of Luna is anything but. Rather than the...

March 29, 2019

Circa is a play that follows the sexual exploits of a gay man throughout his life – from anonymous hookups to long term relationships – and in doing so, reveals the tensions of life as a gay person. The most touching moments of the play where when it brushed against yo...

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