Programme Announced For The London International Mime Festival Programme Announced For The London International Mime Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

For 2020, the 44th year of London's annual festival of contemporary visual theatre, 10 overseas companies join 8 British groups, including 4 LIMF co-commissioned productions: This Time, a tender take on relationships and ageing from aerial theatre company Ockham's Razor; Romancing the Apocalypse from multi award winning dance duo Thick & Tight; Dead Good, a funny and poignant story of dying from full mask theatre company Vamos Theatre; and the story of one of showbiz's long overlooked partnerships, The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel performed by Told by an Idiot at new festival venue, the iconic Wilton's Music Hall. (more...)

BWW Review: AMELIE, New Wimbledon Theatre BWW Review: AMELIE, New Wimbledon Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 24, 2019

It is the irresistible tale of a lonely Parisian waitress who tries to spread happiness in the lives of others, set in a fantasy world. Having been significantly reworked since appearing on Broadway and following some excellent reviews at The Watermill Theatre, a wonderfully inventive and entertaining version of Amelie is now embarking on an extensive nationwide tour. (more...)

Polka Theatre to Present BABE, THE SHEEP-PIG Before Launching National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Meet the little pig with big dreams in Polka's new stage adaptation of Dick King-Smith's much loved novel Babe, The Sheep-Pig. Featuring stunning puppetry, original music and a charming 'baa-ber sheep' quartet, Babe, the Sheep-Pig runs on Polka's Main Stage from 25 Nov 2016 - 5 Feb 2017 for the whole family ages 5 and up. With a subsequent national tour throughout 2017, this is Polka's biggest ever production. (more...)

Dick King-Smith's BABE, THE SHEEP-PIG Returns to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Adapted from Dick King-Smith's much-loved children's novel which inspired the Oscar-winning 1995 film, Babe, The Sheep-Pig will be brought to life on stage in an enchanting new production, embarking on a major UK Tour in 2017 following a Christmas season at Polka Theatre. Featuring stunning puppetry, an original score and an utterly charming 'baa-ber sheep' quartet, the tour will launch from West Yorkshire Playhouse on Monday 13 February and run until September 2017. Full tour schedule attached; further dates to be announced.   (more...)

Pickled Image to Present THE SHOP OF LITTLE HORRORS at the Pleasance, Now thru Oct 28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2013

Following a successful premiere earlier this year, award-winning theatre company Pickled Image are delighted to be at SUSPENSE Festival to present The Shop of Little Horrors, a dark, twisted tale that combines the companies' trademark macabre puppets, and weird and wonderful masks with rich storytelling and black comedy. The Shop of Little Horrors will run today 26 & Sunday 27 October, 4.30pm & 8.30pm and Monday 28 October, 8.30pm at the Pleasance Theatre. (more...)

Pickled Image to Present THE SHOP OF LITTLE HORRORS at the Pleasance, Oct 26-28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2013

Following a successful premiere earlier this year, award-winning theatre company Pickled Image are delighted to be at SUSPENSE Festival to present The Shop of Little Horrors, a dark, twisted tale that combines the companies' trademark macabre puppets, and weird and wonderful masks with rich storytelling and black comedy. The Shop of Little Horrors will run Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 October, 4.30pm & 8.30pm and Monday 28 October, 8.30pm at the Pleasance Theatre. (more...)

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