Time Out says
Posted: Tue Jul 24 2012
Having reached the ripe old age of 30 in 2010, 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 talent 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.
What's on at Finborough Theatre
The UK premiere of this new play from Pamela Carter following its world premiere run in Germany. Carter's play crosses seas and boarders following four young British soldiers in Afghanistan in the aftermath of a bomb and a couple in the UK worrying about...
Scottish playwrights Tom McGrath and Jimmy Boyle's play 'The Hard Man' is dusted off by the Finborough Theatre as part of their spring 2014 season. Set in Glasgow in the 1970s, the piece takes the audience through Jimmy Boyle's world of petty crime and...
A hit during the Twenties, this play by French playwright Jean-Jaques Benard hasn't been performed in the UK in 25 years. It returns as part of punchy fringe theatre the Finborough's programme of rediscovering lost classics in a translation by John Fowles...
Fringe, Musicals, Drama
Composer Craig Adams and librettist/director Nona Shepphard's new musical version of Emile Zola's psychological thriller about a woman trapped in a stifling marriage who embarks on an affair with her husband's old schoolfriend. The piece gets a full,...
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Staging the first full-scale production in more than 50 years of a play by Terence Rattigan is a big event – even for the Finborough, which has the revival of neglected plays as part of its raison d’être. The trouble is that there is usually a reason...
A European premiere of Canadian playwright Daniel Macdonald's play about Dot, who wants to shake up her father and mother, and get an A on her science project. The play was commissioned by the Finborough theatre as part of the venue's push to introduce...
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