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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...
Yet another surprising re-discovery courtesy of the Finborough Theatre is this play - reportedly the first play by an African-American woman ever produced professionally. 'Rachel' tells of a young woman living in the early 20th century who wants to fulfil...
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‘We will definitely be at war in September.’ So says Winston Churchill in March 1914 in controversial German playwright Rolf Hochhuth’s exceptionally detailed play about the origins of the First World War. Our wartime Prime Minister had it right, of course....
This 'music-drama' from Rutland Boughton features a world of magical fairies, mortals, folk tales and Celtic roots. It was first performed in 1914 at the 'first Glastonbury Festival' - probably more a touch more spiritual, musical and less drug orientated...
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