News & Articles

Blog: Professor Claire Monk on the impact of My Beautiful Laundrette

In this article Claire Monk, Professor of Film & Film Culture at De Montfort University, writes about the creation of My Beautiful Laundrette the film in 1985 and the lasting impact of its themes.

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Nikolai Foster awarded The Creative Award at Industry Minds Award

On Sun 22 Sep, our Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster, was awarded The Creative Award at the inaugural Industry Minds Awards. The awards recognise those working to improve mental, physical and vocal health in the creative arts.

Read Nikolai's acceptance speech here.

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Plans announced for funds raised by Sir Ian McKellen

Curve has revealed plans to enable even more people to access the theatre, thanks to over £30,000 raised by legendary actor Ian McKellen at special performances earlier this year.



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Interview with Jodie Prenger

Coming to Curve this October, acclaimed actress Jodie Prenger tells us about returning to her roots in the National Theatre tour of A Taste of Honey.

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Q&A with Gordon Warnecke

Gordon Warnecke played Omar in Hanif Kureishi's original My Beautiful Laundrette film in 1985, and 34 years after the release of the original film he joins us in our production and plays Papa.

Read our Q&A with Gordon!

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Q&A with Dan Partridge (Danny Zuko) and Martha Kirby (Sandy Dumbrowski)

With Grease - The Musical running at Curve until Sat 14 Sep, we caught up with Dan Partridge (Danny Zuko) and Martha Kirby (Sandy Dumbrowski) for a quick Q&A about the electrifyin production!

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New Work Festival line-up revealed

From 16 – 26 Oct this year, the New Work Festival, formerly known as Inside Out, will take over spaces around the theatre’s building and will include productions and activities for all ages.

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Grease Dementia Friendly Performance

On Thu 5 Sep at 2:15pm, Curve will host its Dementia Friendly performance of Grease - The Musical.

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