A fringe theatre launched above the Bridge House pub in Penge, south London, in late 2014 by director Guy Retallack and his actress-wife Rachel Tucker, along with producer Robert Harris (Climar Productions), who runs the venue on a daily basis.
tick, tick... BOOM Before there was Rent, there was tick, tick...Boom! This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of the composer on the brink of turning 30, his fear of falling into oblivion, and the sacrifices he made to achieve his big break in the theatre. Jon's gi...
Plaid Tidings When an up-and-coming mens harmony group, The Plaids are killed on the eve of their biggest performance, after a collision with a school bus containing kids heading to see The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show - the kids survive … The Plaids sadly do not! To their surprise they are sent back to the earth to give a concert, to test the...
Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play London, 1947. In a busy radio studio, the cast and crew are assembled for a very special recording of this year’s biggest Christmas hit movie. When the actor employed as Santa Claus, the star attraction of the world-famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is discovered drunk, it is up to by-stander Kri...
ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS It’s Christmas Eve and for Karol, a 30-something, overworked and underpaid social worker, the Festive Season can’t be over soon enough! To her, this time of year is full of over-indulgence, over priced everything and unfulfilled hopes and wishes. Walking home from her office party she meets a scraggly-bearded ‘homel...
Georgie Ashford, James Hume & Alex Lodge are cast in tick, tick... BOOM! at the Bridge House Theatre
Rent composer Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical tick, tick… Boom!, directed by Guy Retallack at the Bridge House Theatre from 30 September to 27 October 2019, will star Georgie Ashford, James Hume and Alex Lodge. Does it feel like it’s time to book a ticket?
Cast is yet to be announced but our minds here at #StageFaves can't stop racing with ideas. In what may be the last professional production in London before the much-anticipated screen version, Guy Retallack revives Jonathan Larson's tick, tick... BOOM! at the Bridge House Theatre in October.
It’s time to get festive! We decided to channel a little Christmas magic by rounding up 10 top cast tweets from some of the most Christmassy #StageFaves shows of the season! To be taken with mulled wine and mince pies all round...
What are your fave Christmas songs? Miracle on 34th Street share theirs + ideal gifts & Xmas memories
In MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, children tell Macy's Santa Claus, who just happens to be the real Kris Kringle, what they want for Christmas? We had to find out from the cast of this festival musical radio play what they'd ask for too. They also share their favourite Christmas songs and holiday memories. What are yours?
A Christmas miracle for #StageFaves in South London and beyond - the UK premiere of musical MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET will happen at the Bridge House Theatre this winter. Who would your ideal Kris Kringle be?