Old Red Lion

Theatre highlights of the week: Carousel, Colby Sisters, Wonderland and more openings
By Ben Hewis · 23 Jun 2014 · London, Off-West End

A busy week for Off-West End this week with some major openings at Tricycle, Arcola and Hampstead Theatres

Donkey Heart (Old Red Lion)
By Michael Coveney · 12 May 2014 · London, Off-West End

Nina Raine directs her brother Moses' Russia-set drama tracing the legacy of communism

Stewart Pringle appointed artistic director of Old Red Lion
By Theo Bosanquet · 26 Feb 2014 · London, Off-West End

Pringle will succeed Nicholas Thompson in the spring

Nicholas Thompson steps down as Old Red Lion artistic director
By Theo Bosanquet · 15 Jan 2014 · London, Off-West End

Thompson, who has been in post at the Islington venue for three years, is leaving to pursue freelance work

The Fastest Clock In the Universe
By Sarah Marsh · 8 Nov 2013 · London, Off-West End

Philip Ridley's 1992 play is revived at the Old Red Lion in Islington

People Show 121: The Detective Show
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2013 · London, Off-West End

The longest-running alternative theatre company in the UK returns with its latest offering at the Old Red Lion in Islington

Romeo and Juliet
Old Red Lion Theatre Grassroots Shakespeare are committed to what they call ‘original practices', all of which impact on their productions. They do gender-blind casting, their ...
Venus/Mars
Patrice Etienne's new play about the beauty and chaos of love will never fail to be appropriate – it's take on the slings and arrows of romance is too sharp and canny and smart for ...