Why is dystopia all the rage onstage?
by Holly Williams
15 September 2015
We've heard a lot from Dawn King on Theatre Cloud. But here's a different, wider take: journalist Holly Williams talks to Dawn about why today's theatres are bringing the 20th century's great dystopian novels - including Huxley's Brave New World, George Orwell's 1984 and Franz Kafka's The Trial - novels to the stage.
London Futurists judge #iPredict video contest, new prizes
11 September 2015
The London Futurists Forum have come on board to help us judge submissions in our #iPredict video challenge, in which we're asking you to share your predictions for the future. We've also increased the prize pot - Zoom recording equipment and a VIP theatre trip for two (including travel, hotel, dinner and backstage tour) are now up for grabs. Plus Brave New World director James Dacre shows you how it's done...
Critics 'heartily recommend' Brave New World onstage
by Terri Paddock
10 September 2015
The national press flocked to Northampton this week for the world premiere of Brave New World at the Royal & Derngate. What did critics from the Telegraph, Independent, Guardian and others make of this world premiere adaptation of Aldous Huxley's dystopian future, as realised by adapter Dawn King and director James Dacre?
First night tweets: Brave New World premieres in Northampton
by Terri Paddock
9 September 2015
In one of the busiest weeks for openings in Theatreland, scores of national critics - and plenty of other guests - were in Northampton last night. The world premiere stage adaptation of Aldous Huxley's Brave New World is newsworthy, noteworthy and, of course, tweetworthy.
Northampton hosts films, talks & twins for Brave New World opening weekend
2 September 2015
There's a full day of futuristic activities taking place this Saturday (5 September 2015) at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, to celebrate the world premiere of Brave New World, which starts performances on Friday and opens to the press next Tuesday 8 September.