Archive for November 4th, 2010


The Finborough Theatre Wins This Year’s UK Empty Space Peter Brook Award

Thursday, 4 November, 2010

The set of Saturn Returns at the Finborough

The Finborough Theatre, a tiny theatre above a pub in Earl’s Court, has won this year’s Empty Space Peter Brook Award for work being done in smaller studio theatres in Britain. The award ceremony was held at the National Theatre Studio on November 2nd.

The Finborough won the award from a shortlist that also included the Menier Chocolate Factory (currently represented on Broadway by its transfers of A Little Night Music and La Cage Aux Folles), Battersea Arts Centre, the Union Theatre, the National Theatre’s Watch this Space season, and Bristol Old Vic’s studio.

Currently playing at the Finborough is Saturn Returns, by the American playwright Noah Haidle. Running alongside on Sunday and Monday nights is The Captive, by Ben Ellis.

Regular visitors to the Finborough will be pleased to know that the bar to which the theatre is umbilically linked is once more serving drinks!

PLEASE NOTE: we appear to have been premature in announcing the re-opening of the bar. As of 10 November, it was still shut! Get drinks from the shop round the corner and take them in!