Axsenty Ivanovich Poprishchin, (played by David Bromley), is a low-ranking civil servant: a clerk. But in Poprishchin’s mind, he is royalty. He is the only onstage character in Diary of a Madman, Howard Colyer’s hour-long theatre adaptation of a short story by Ukranian/Russian dramatist Nikolai Gogol, currently playing at the Brockley Jack Theatre. On appearance, the protagonist Poprishchin does not stand out: he is one of a multitude of grey clad pencil pushers, taking orders from a … [Read more...]
Jack Studio Theatre London Brockley SE4 2DH | Reviews
The Jack Studio is a vibrant and intimate performance space in south east London, with a long history within its community and the London-wide theatre scene.
The theatre is "committed to producing theatre that inspires, challenges and entertains our audience."
The theatre supports new companies, providing a space for them to develop their work, alongside the productions created each year by the Jack’s in-house team.
The Brockley Jack Theatre
410 Brockley Road
London, SE4 2DH
How many of us know what true happiness is? Perhaps more of us feel like we're trapped in a caged existence that we long to break free from? In A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen looks at the way relationships are perceived by the people in them and their friends and family. What may seem like pure unadulterated bliss to the outsider could not be more removed from the truth. It's Christmas and Nora Helmer (Laura Kenward) and her husband Torvald (Howie Ripley) have much to sort out. Old friends … [Read more...]
Men like sport, something every patient girlfriend or partner knows. In England it's usually football that takes over for 'Six Months Out of Every Year', but in America it's baseball. Damn Yankees tells the story of Joe (Liam Christopher-Lloyd), a loyal Washington Senators fan who makes a deal with the devil (Paul Tate) to become the player that the Senators need to beat the Yankees. As a businessman he gives himself an escape clause, but once the devil unleashes Lola (Charlotte Donald) 'the … [Read more...]
Based on Erich Segal's famous novel and directed by Joseph C. Walsh, the musical adaptation of Love Story is a tragic tale of love. What lengths would you go to for the one you love and how do you react when someone you love hurts you? Oliver and Jenny meet in a library. They are from different worlds: he, a rich 'jock' * at Harvard and she, a poor music student at Radcliffe. It seems a hopeless situation, yet they fall in love and marry young, despite objections from their families. Each … [Read more...]