Performance Notices Theatre

Love is a Minefield at the OSO Arts Centre

I will be appearing in Carolyn Pertwee’s play Love is a Minefield at the OSO Arts Centre on Thursday 15th March as part of Dispatches; an evening of new writing, starting at 8pm.

Details included below:

Dispatches: Scratch Writing at the OSO

Come see London’s newest theatrical voices! The OSO is hosting its inaugural scratch writing night, Dispatches, with seven short plays presented over the course of the evening followed by an opportunity to give your feedback to the writers. You’ll be helping build the next generation of both Barnes and London writing talent in an fantastic, unique opportunity to see and have a hand in all-new, exciting plays.

Thu 15 Mar 2018, 8:00PM Book Now


Simon Brandon Interview – The Parasite

Simon being interviewed for The Parasite at Theatro Technis November 2013.

Michael Burhan Interviews Simon Brandon as part of his “The Parasite” interviews, want to go see the play yourself?

The Parasite. A play inspired by the writings of Ivan Turgenev.

Olga’s joyous homecoming is marred by an incident that reveals a secret that will change her home life forever. Based upon Turgenev’s The Hanger-On – this adaption relocates the story to modern day rural Russia and explores parasitical elements within Russian society.

Directed by James O’Donnell

The Parasite runs at Theatro Technis, Camden until 22nd November 2013.
Box Office: 07572 283382 or email

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Performance Notices Theatre

Bring the Bucket performs at Rickmix

Dear Friends, Bring The Bucket performs at Rich Mix Shoreditch tomorrow at 7:30pm as part of a double bill. More details at the link. It would be great to see you.

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Performance Notices Theatre

‘Bring the Bucket’ – a new dark comedy by BeFrank

‘Bring the Bucket’ – a new dark comedy by BeFrank Theatre Company at Richmix, Shoreditch

Chuggers (street fundraisers) armed with buckets are as common a feature of London’s streets as black cabs and red buses. These platoons of enthusiastic youths strategically deployed on London’s busy streets are another obstacle to overcome as you go about your daily business. Each attempt to prick your conscience and help you become a better person – the sick, the poor, the homeless, the environment – it doesn’t stop.
But who are the people shaking the buckets?
How committed to the cause are they?
And what happens to all of that cash?

“Bring the Bucket” takes a comic look at what takes place between two chuggers as they change shifts and comment on London’s citizens as they rush by, each determined to avoid digging deep into their pockets or bank accounts. It’s an entertaining, lightly provocative dark comedy that reflects on a part of the moral decline in today’s western society.

“Bring the Bucket is a witty and current portrayal of life for newly graduated young people in London.”

Written and directed by Tommy Lexen

Cast: Kate Brown, Vikash Bhai and Neil Walker
Ensemble/Chorus: Gabriela Romanov, Kedeem Boyce, Simon Brandon, Ken Smart, Luke Fleming, Lewis Jeffrey, Stella Anderson, Pauline Nakirya, Cydney B. Dunbavin-Hands, Sophie Tergiest, Clare Buckingham, Esther-Grace Button, Eleni Papaioannou, Josie Catherine, Zory Burner, Christopher Panayi, Craig Hendry, Tara Aggarwal, Carmen C.Borras, Maggie Tolmie

Design and costumes: Ko-eun Lee
Lighting design: William Ingham
Assistant director: Fana Cioban
Dramaturge: Amanda Fromell
Production assistant: Philippa Kane
Producer: Neil Walker

“Bring the Bucket” is part of a double bill of new work exploring “Stories of London” curated by RichMix.

To book tickets:

BeFrank is a London-based international theatre company formed in 2010 by Artistic Director Tommy Lexen. The company focusses on subjects that encompass the bigger questions and highlight new perspectives on the world in which we live, both on a social and political level. We work from authentic source material, in a process where research, field studies and a dynamic development of expression results in a performance with high artistic and intellectual quality as well as being engaging, interesting and accessible for a larger non-political audience. We aim to push the audience experience beyond their comfort zone, without losing their trust or focus.

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Behind the Scenes Theatre

Dragon Island by Robin Miller at the CAA

The Around Readers (TAR)
in association with Actors & Writers London
Dragon Island by Robin Miller, directed by Martin Cort at the CAA, 26th April 2013

Eleanor Cox (Jo), Nick Saunter (Mark), Sarah Kempton (Becky), Simon Brandon (Paul), Shane Chester (Don) & Terry Perkins (Liam)
Sound by Hedley England
Photographs by Paddy Gormley

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