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Posted: Tue Jul 24 2012
Having reached the ripe old age of 30 in 2010, fringe powerhouse The Finborough is still going strong bringing bright and solid theatre to its corner in West London. Artistic director Neil McPherson is much lauded for his eye for new writing and for turfing up forgotten and hidden texts. The space may be compact, but The Finborough's impact on London's theatre scene belies its stature.
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What's on at Finborough Theatre
Fiona Doyle's play 'Coolatully' won the Papatango New Writing Prize this year and is now being directed by David Mercatali. The play looks at modern rural Ireland where Kilian used to be a local hurling champion but now there's barely enough people to...
Fringe, Musicals, Drama
This is the first professional revival of Julian Slade and Dorothy Reynolds's musical, which is set on the tiny remote island of Terhou in the Channel Islands which has been undiscovered by tourists. The Finborough stage the show to celebrate the 60th...
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The protagonist of Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’ is haunted by the ghost of her baby, who she kills to save from slavery. The eponymous heroine of this rediscovered American play, written midway between the end of slavery and the civil rights explosion of...
Drama, Fringe, Festivals
Its constant, promising discoveries of new and lost plays has made the Finborough one of London's best writing theatres. This playwriting festival, then, should be worth a look. Over three weeks the theatre hosts a series of staged readings of new plays...
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