The Whatsonstage.com Television channel is a rapidly expanding archive of theatre-related video content. We’re regularly adding show trailers, first night reports, event promos, interviews, video diaries, behind-the-scenes footage and other special features.

These fortnightly round-ups provide a sample of some of the best theatre videos from around the web, all handpicked by our video correspondent David Grewcock.

You can access lots more footage – and our archive of “video picks” round-ups – via the Whatsonstage.com Television channel. If you've seen something you think is worth a watch for theatregoers, please email us the clip or a link to it. Thanks for watching!


  • Everyman for himself - Continuing the regional powerhouse’s commitment to new writing, the world premiere of Laurence Wilson’s Lost Monsters takes to the stage at the Liverpool Everyman this month. It’s a bold and imaginative new play full of savage humour and with a visually stunning and inventive set. Take a look at this video preview as the characters enter a world of dreams and nightmares (See Also: our dedicated North-West section).
  • Peter Hall says it was worth the wait - Looking back to one of his most famous productions, here Sir Peter Hall talks about his first big break directing Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (currently being revived in the West End with Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen at the Theatre Royal Haymarket). Have a look at www.webofstories.com for more fascinating tales from Hall’s theatre life as well as videos from other figures of note within the arts.
  • Impressive Box of Tricks - At the Tristan Bates theatre in June, Box of Tricks Theatre company presents the world premiere of Kenneth Emson's Whispering Happiness. Developed with support from Old Vic New Voices, this urban fairytale focuses on two teenagers caught in a world of turmoil, being forced to fend for themselves in a desolate wasteland. A gripping and relevant examination of society today, well worth a look (See Also: our dedicated Off-West End section).
  • You can access lots more footage – and our archive of “video picks” round-ups – via the Whatsonstage.com Television channel. If you've seen something you think is worth a watch for theatregoers, please email us the clip or a link to it. Thanks for watching!