Want to know more about All In The Same Boat?

So … Lost City Writers are putting on a new play about refugees at Oxford House Theatre, Bethnal Green, London soon. It’s called All In The Same Boat. Here’s the plan: a gently persuasive look at the role of refugees in Britain down the ages, aimed at promoting understanding and compassion and diminishing anger and selfishness. Does…

Missed our Rehearsed Readings? Watch them here

On the advice of our director, Luke Davies, we videoed last week’s Rehearsed Readings, in order to have a record of the event and, of course, to allow anyone unable to come to enjoy the performances. So, in under a week, LCW member Mark Hibbett has edited the six pieces into a single YouTube playlist:…

Rehearsed Readings gallery

We were lucky enough to have LCW member Donald Eke in attendance at the Rehearsed Readings last Thursday, when he took these picture – click on the thumbnails to enlarge:

Meet our Rehearsed Readings cast

Rehearsals were held for Thursday’s Lost City Writers showcase in the Great Hall at City University last night (and at Century, on Shaftesbury Ave) and went brilliantly, thanks in no small part to the fantastic casting by director Luke Davies. We’re delighted to reveal that our actors for the Rehearsed Readings are (left to right): Eddie Arnold, Eleanor Crosswell,…

In the director’s chair

We’re happy to announce that LAMDA-trained Luke Davies has agreed to direct the Lost City Writers showcase on Thursday 14th April. The joint artistic director of Dragonflies Theatre, a journalist and academic researcher, Luke comes to Lost City Writers after directing a string of acclaimed fringe productions London, Edinburgh and Brighton. Book tickets for the showcase here.  

City rehearsed readings – on sale now

Tickets for the new Lost City Writers production – an evening of script-in-hand rehearsed readings of short plays, excerpts and works-in-progress – are on sale now, priced £7. For more information about the evening, and to buy tickets, click here.