4 PLAYS, 1 NIGHT. After the rousing success and sell out of Scratch Card, Now You Know Productions returned to Theatre N16 for another round of amazing new theatre in the space before their move out of Balham! A variety of 10-30 minute plays were performed including with topics ranging from: a dark bicycle themed thriller, a celebrity rivalry and bedroom mishaps!
Scratch Card 2: You Only Scratch Twice
Curated By Anthony Orme
Involving: Willy Hudson with ‘Bottom’, Cabbages & Kings with ‘My Celebrity Friend’, Natalie Harper with ‘Aren’t We All Ovary Acting’ & Titchfield Festival Theatre with ‘Vendetta’
2040, the war is over, the world is at peace – but Kari can’t remember anything. In the aftermath of war, Kari Trent wakes in a cell with no recollection of how or why she got there. There are no exits, no people, and more importantly, no answers. Kari must discover the truth for herself, before it’s too late.
Written and directed by Anthony Orme. This new writing tackles the subjects of PTSD, homophobia, women on the front line and the essence of human preservation. Sanctuary promises to be a thrilling whirlwind of a show that will leave you questioning how life matters. Winner Of Best Play At The Stockwell Playhouse One Act Festival 2017 and Highly Recommended Director & Actor.
4 PLAYS, 1 NIGHT. Following a year of award winning dramas, Now You Know Productions brought their inaugural scratch night at Theatre N16 where you will see four plays for the price of one! A variety of 10-30 minute plays were performed including: people talking to shrimps, a mutated monster, and barbie dolls!
Involving: Of Mice Theatre, The Other Realm Theatre Company, Inditeatro and Rational Creatures at Theatre N16, Scratch Card night was a wonderful spectacle from some incredibly talented up and coming theatre companies.
Now You Know Productions is proud to have showcased for two nights only, an evening of musicals, mayhem and merriment! On the 21st and 22nd of April at Greenbank Theatre NYK put on a riotous evening filled with songs from the Book of Mormon, Chicago, Hamilton, Matilda, Mamma Mia, and much much more!
Hosted by Matthew Green and musically directed by Chris Rimmer, it was an event that had people rolling in the aisles and still talking about weeks later!
1 in 3
‘Life is more than the days you have left. Jeff and Jasmine are diagnosed with a life threatening disease, but through each other they learn why life is worth being threatened.’
1 in 3, written and Directed by Anthony Orme, and performed at Brighton and Camden Fringe, was met with rave reviews. 10% of the profits from the show also went directly to Cancer Research UK to aid in their fight against cancer.
One For My Baby
‘One For My Baby’ is an exciting original play telling the wild and passionate marriage of Frank Sinatra and the original femme fatale Ava Gardner. The story is told through a winding amalgamation of flashbacks, real life, interviews and is backed by live jazz music and singing that will leave you swooning. This play doesn’t just show the glitz and glamour of Frank Sinatra’s life, it shows the world the sad and chaotic private life of fame.
Written and Directed by Anthony Orme, although not his first written work, this was the first professional venture by the writer and with an incredible cast and crew, all from London’s Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, this was not to be missed.
I Love You, You're Perfect
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change is a musical comedy with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. It’s presented in the form of a series of vignettes connected by the central theme of love and relationships. The play’s tagline is “Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit.”
Now You Know performed the show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 – their first foray into the Fringe circuit. It was a wild success and after a string of rightly deserved 5* reviews, the show succeeded in selling out for most performances.