Suffragette City, a partnership between the National Trust and The National Archives. Content supplied by Chloe Nelkin Consulting.

Suffragette City

A partnership between the National Trust and The National Archives

Inspired by records held by The National Archives, Suffragette City documents the life and arrest of Lillian Ball, a dressmaker and mother from Tooting, arrested for smashing a window in 1912.

As with many women of the era, Lillian confronted life-changing choices that led her to join the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) causing her to be involved in militant action, leading to her arrest, interrogation and imprisonment. Suffragette City challenges audience members with many of the same decisions Lillian faced, bringing to life the true experiences of those fighting for suffrage.

Legendary Personalities to Join Sir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus - the Mythical. Content by Chloe Nelkin Consulting.

Legendary Personalities to Join Sir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus - the Mythical

This March, the Orpheus Centre celebrate their 20th birthday with a musical extravaganza at The Other Palace. Highlighting their important work, alumni and current students from this pioneering disabilities charity will join forces with recent graduates from the Arts Educational School to present Sir Richard Stilgoe’s Orpheus – The Mythical.

This witty musical comedy of a Greek tragedy follows Orpheus on an expedition hindered at every stage by bored, capricious gods and a dodgy satnav.

Content supplied by Chris Hislop.

The King's Head Theatre are thrilled to announce Atticist as their new Associate Company

Atticist is an independent production company specialising in theatre. Their first production, Life According to Saki, won the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe and transferred to New York in 2017. EAST, which just completed its run at the King’s Head Theatre, was critically acclaimed, received several award nominations and sold out its entire run.

Atticist join Charles Court Opera as the second Associate Company for the King’s Head Theatre.

2018 London Handel Festival explores Handel’s relationship with the city. Content by Albion Media.

Handel in London

17 March – 16 April 2018

Samir Savant, Festival Director of the London Handel Festival, has announced the programme for its 2018 Festival which takes “Handel in London” as its theme – a four-week celebration of the life and work of Handel, in particular his life as a European who settled in Georgian London, entrepreneur and philanthropist.

This year, the Festival explores Handel’s particular relationship with the capital, his broad and varied musical output in the city he chose to settle in and his broader life in Georgian society.  In addition to all the concerts planned, this year’s Festival expands the range of events on offer and presents walks, talks and a film screening focusing on many aspects of Handel’s life beyond his music, such as his expertise in investing and his relationship with health and medicine.

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