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
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 www.stratfordeast.com for further information.
By NURA AROOJ