Spanning several decades, The White Factory explores the life of Yosef Kaufman, a Holocaust survivor from Lodz, haunted by his wartime experiences as he tries to build a future with his new family in 1960s Brooklyn.This is the world premiere of a daring collaboration between Ukrainian, Russian and British creatives, led by writer Dmitry Glukhovsky, author of the bestselling Metro2033 franchise, and visionary theatre director Maxim Didenko – both of whom are political exiles and vehemently outspoken critics of the war against Ukraine.This heart-wrenching drama of love, endurance, despair and hope follows one man’s journey from the Lodz ghetto of 1940s Poland to ‘sixties America, where the possibility of a new life is tested to the limit by the remnants of his past.
Outlawed in Norway and storm-driven to England, Egil the Viking fights for his life with poetry as his only weapon.A astonishing, new long poem, inspired by the Icelandic saga tradition, Egil will be performed by its author with subtle musical accompaniment. A piece of epic story-telling, centred on the extraordinary life of the world's greatest warrior-bard."The astonishing Peter Oswald... his dazzling use of language marks him out" Society of Authors
Former Oxford Professor of Poetry and current Poet Laureate, Simon Armitage is one of the most acclaimed writers of our times. His extensive body of work includes original collections, such as Kid and Book of Matches - as well as modern translations of Middle English masterpieces, such as Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, The Death of King Arthur and Gawain and the Green Knight.Simon will read a selection of his own poems as well as excerpts from his four Middle English translations. This is a rare opportunity to see him live in Lonon.
Selected from the Imperial War Museum’s sound archive recorded in the 1950s, Forgotten Voices relives the moving testimonies of those whose lives were utterly transformed by their experiences in the First World War. Based on the best-selling book by Max Arthur and adapted for the stage by Malcolm McKay.Performed by Maggie Ollerenshaw, (War Horse, Still Open All Hours) John Chancer (Casino Royale, Spooks) Charlie Roe (Morse, East Enders) Paul Moriarty (Pride & Prejudice, A Touch of Frost) and Geoff Leesley (Game of Thrones, Little Britain) these personal oral testimonies make a poignant tribute to the men and women who survived.
Following the huge success of the UK premiere of A Sherlock Carol last Christmas, this ‘winning crossover mystery’ (The Guardian) returns to Baker Street!Three Christmases since the Reichenbach Falls, Sherlock Holmes has little appetite for mince pies or for solving crime. Wandering through Victorian London, he meets a grown-up and not-so-Tiny Tim Cratchit who implores him to investigate the mysterious death of his reformed benefactor, one Ebenezer Scrooge.?An impossible murder, a threatening letter, and a missing diamond – it’s just enough to intrigue the great detective. But it’s a dark and treacherous Christmas Eve, and once again the night is haunted by the spirits of the past, present, and future. Using his powers of deduction, can Holmes overcome his own ghosts to crack the case?
The theatre is located only 5 minutes away from Baker street station. You can find the theatre on the ground floor of Rudolf Steiner House building in Park Road .
Marylebone Theatre offers 20% discount on pre booked parking at the Q-Park Car Park on Church Street. Enter the code MTPARKING at checkout, and the 20% will be applied. There is also parking opposite the theatre and on Regent's Park outer circle, close to the theatre, which is free after 6.30PM. The theatre is outside of the congestion zone.
Our new refurbished cafe/bar will open in September 2022, serving a range of alcoholic, non-alcoholic and hot drinks alongside snacks and small plates.
Marylebone Theatre is fully accessible with two dedicated wheelchair spaces alongside reserved companion seating. An accessible toilet is located on the ground floor theatre lobby.
Marylebone Theatre is London’s newest cross-cultural, performance space. Once known as the Steiner Hall, the theatre has undergone an extensive refurbishment, as a result of which it is now a versatile, state-of-the-art space, launching with an exciting programme of theatre performances, concerts, dance and spoken word events. The venue produces up to four in-house theatre productions per year with an emphasis on new writing and the poetic word. Marylebone Theatre strives to create plays that are distinctively visionary for audiences in search of more. As well as in-house productions, the venue curates a high-quality programme of music, dance, and poetry performances. Marylebone Theatre collaborates with a diverse range of artists across a range of genres, including sacred and classical, jazz and folk, ballet and contemporary.
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