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Art by Peter Carty

A visionary curator sets up a gallery in a decaying warehouse in Hoxton, bringing together a group of radical young artists at a seminal moment in British art. But as they produce stellar new work and prepare to storm the bastions of the art establishment, ruthless property developers are gentrifying the area and pushing them out.  Art is a dark satire about the birth of Young British Artists in the 90s.  

‘Where a lesser talent would skewer the Hoxton scene, Peter Carty crucifies it.’ - Stewart Home

A gloriously vivid debut - the I

Published 28 February



'The Closure and the Quest'
A double bill of two new plays about loss and redemption

Barons Court Theatre

26 - 30 March 2024, 7:30pm

The Distressed Table’ by Melville Lovatt and ‘Quest for the Mongolian Death Worm’ by Liam O’Grady will be performed as a double.

The Distressed Table received a rehearsed reading at Player Playwrights last year..

The Barons Court Theatre seats just 52 so book early to avoid disappointment.  For more information and tickets

Tom Lehrer is Teaching Math and Doesn’t Want to Talk to You

May 28 to June 9

Upstairs at the Gatehouse in Highgate Village

The latest play from Francis Beckett is an exploration of why renowned satirist and singer-songwriter Tom Lehrer, at the height of his fame in the early sixties, gave it all up and spent the rest of his working life as an obscure Maths lecturer.  Along the way, we get in a lot of his biggest hits: The Elements (of course), Poisoning Pigeons in the Park, We Will All Go Together When We Go, and many more.

Buy your ticket here


HEMINGS & CONDELL  by Martin Keady


Hemings & Condell is the greatest untold story in history: the tale of the men who saved Shakespeare.  


No Hemings & Condell...No Shakespeare.

Now available to listen on Soundcast for free

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