Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced a series of one night only events coming to East London this autumn:
LIVE AT STRATFORD EAST WITH ED GAMBLE (Friday 13 October, 8pm): Headlined by Ed Gamble, co-host of the smash-hit Off Menu podcast and fresh from appearing on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, and The Last Leg, plus special guests to be announced.
THE RONNIE SCOTT’S STORY (Saturday 14 October, 7.30pm): Combining classic music from the jazz greats alongside tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians and police raids, The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars take to the stage in a unique evening celebrating one of the world’s most famous jazz venues.
DEEN AND DUNYA (Friday 20 October, 7.30pm): Hosted by Azan Ahmed, Deen and Dunya is a poetry night, soundtracked by a live DJ, that celebrates and elevates Muslim voices.
JONNY WOO’S ALL STAR CABARET (Thursday 2 November, 8pm): With Jonny Woo, Sooz Kempner, Adam Perchard, George Bourgeois and Richard Thomas. The East London cabaret and drag legend teams up with some veritable superstar cabaret and musical theatre pals to bring a night of music, comedy and fabulous costumes to Stratford East.
THE SQUINT PLAYWRITING AWARD SHOWCASE (Friday 3 November, 7pm): The Squint Playwriting Award discovers, develops and champions exceptional playwrights of the future. This showcase is a chance to discover new talent, celebrate new artists and support new writing with each artist sharing up to 15 minutes of work, performed by an ensemble who have worked for a week to bring the individual pieces to life.
KIELL SMITH-BYNOE: KOOL STORY BRO (Wednesday 13 December, 8pm): Star of Taskmaster, Ghosts, and Stath Lets Flats, Kiell Smith-Bynoe hosts an improv show with scenes inspired by monologues from the audience.
SHOOT FROM THE HIP: JINGLE BOYS (Tuesday 19 December, 8pm): Shoot From The Hip bring their award-winning, TikTok-viral improv comedy to Stratford East this Christmas. It’ll be a magical anti-panto Christmas adventure, entirely based on the audiences suggestions, and using all the theatrical toys Shoot From The Hip can thieve from Stratford East!
Tickets for these newly announced events go on sale to Friends, Members and access bookers at2pm on Wednesday 09 August and on general sale at 2pm on Friday 11 August.
Visit http://www.stratfordeast.com for further information.
By NURA AROOJ