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Briefs 11 was a big hit at Waterloo East Theatre last night as nine more short plays joined the now 79-strong canon of pieces to be performed at the scratch night.
What Would Andrew Lincoln Do?, When I Wake, Tiddlywinks, The Night Tella, Meal For One, Past Tense, Dead Lucy, Hell Is A Bingo Club and Flat Share People were performed perfectly by the company of 19 actors, with audience members rushing to share their enjoyment on Twitter:
Briefs 11 is rolling around on Wednesday, January 27, so it’s high time to introduce the faces of the actors who’ll be storming Waterloo East Theatre with the nine short plays on the line-up.
Tickets are on sale NOW from right here.
In no particular order, we have…
HELL IS A BINGO CLUB by Michael Staniforth
THE NIGHT TELLA by Sarah Milton
Multi-talented Sarah Milton performs her own piece under the direction of Sara Joyce, taking inspiration from Hilaire Belloc’s Tarantella.
FLAT SHARE PEOPLE by Roberta Morris
DEAD LUCY by Natasha Sutton Williams
Dead Lucy, written and performed by Sutton Williams, is about what it says
on the tin in the title. It’s very dark, and very funny. Dominic McHale directs.
PAST TENSE by Shaun Kitchener
TIDDLYWINKS by Sonali Bhattacharyya
WHAT WOULD ANDREW LINCOLN DO? by James Robert-Moore
WHEN I WAKE by Milly Rolle
A woman ponders her existence over a casual Pot Noodle in Milly Rolle’s monologue, which she performs herself under the direction of Martha Geelan.
MEAL FOR ONE by Michael Staniforth
Briefs tickets are on sale right here, right now.
It’s had a few months’ rest but Briefs roars back for its 11th edition on Wednesday, January 27.
The nine-strong line-up boasts five pieces from first-time Briefs contributors and four from returning writers, with three monologues, three two-handers and lots of all-round humour on the agenda.
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Christmas Farce has completed its short premiere stint at the Rosemary Branch Theatre and was a huge success, running to an average of 95% audience capacity across its run.
With a five-star review from LondonTheatre1 also under its belt, it rounds off a fantastic year for West Avenue – one which has also spawned double-bill Caravan and Pin, the biggest adventure yet for Positive and four more massive Briefs events.
Starring Natalie Lester, Christopher Cohen, Katherine Edrupt, Roberta Morris, Timothy George, Jack Gogarty, William Sebag-Montefiore and Jamie-Rose Monk, the Hannah Rowley-directed play had audiences in hysterics and earned a unanimously positive response on social media.
Here’s hoping it returns for new adventures in 2016.