BRIGHTER – What’s on in the Angel: July 2019
Whatever month of the year, the Angel abounds with a variety of shows and performances to tickle the tastebuds of those who love a cultural fix. Here’s a selection of what’s going on in July 2019.
OLD RED LION THEATRE – www.oldredliontheatre.co.uk/theatre.html
Until 6 July – The Knot
Based on the lived experiences of the actors themselves, ‘The Knot’ is an incredibly intimate, personal and timely show that addresses themes of masculinity, culture clash and how the government can become too involved in our romantic lives.
23 July to 17 Aug – Crystal Clear
Crystal Clear is a raw and humbling examination of sudden loss and our attempts to cope with it. It tells a story of love undone by fear and self-destruction, and exposes our fundamental need for human connection.
THE ALMEIDA – www.almeida.co.uk
Until 3 August – The Hunt
In a small town in northern Denmark, the children celebrate Harvest Festival. In the forest by the water, the men of the lodge stand naked in the cold. In the shadows a lonely child gives a strange man her heart. The hunt begins…
SADLER’S WELLS – www.sadlerswells.com
2 to 14 July – Flamenco Festival London
For the first time, Flamenco Festival London comes to Sadler’s Wells. Start the summer with a blast of fiery dance from the most exciting and legendary names in flamenco.
KING’S HEAD THEATRE – www.kingsheadtheatre.com
Until 6 July – Vulvarine: A New Musical
The critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe hit. Following a dose of hormone therapy gone wrong and a well-timed bolt of lightning, Bryony – an ordinary young woman – gain superhero abilities and a brand-new persona: Vulvarine, the savour of womankind!
23 July to 24 August – Southern Belles: Two one-act plays by Tennessee Williams
Presented together for the very first time, these startling tales of love, loneliness and longing will headline the King’s Head Theatre’s Queer Season.
LITTLE ANGEL THEATRE – www.littleangeltheatre.com
Until 13 July (various dates) – Suffrajitsu
Suffrajitsu tells the story of one young girl and how she learns that being small doesn’t mean you can’t change the world. Inspired by the real lives of suffragettes, this is the story of a movement that divided the nation. Suffrajitsu shows you that you too can change the world, no matter who you are.
Until 4 August (various dates) – The Slightly Annoying Elephant
What’s big, blue, bossy, and turns up uninvited? A slightly annoying elephant, of course! This hilarious story by comedian and author David Walliams is brought to life through puppetry.