Figs in Wigs


Croydonites Festival review: Figs In Wigs, ‘Show Off’, Saturday 14th November at Matthew’s Yard

Posted on November 24th, by Paul Dennis in Culture. No Comments

Paul Dennis visits Matthew’s Yard to see those sultry ‘Show Offs’, Figs in Wigs

There was something nagging me all evening, during the Croydonites Festival appearance of Figs in Wigs doing their ‘Show Off’ show at Matthew’s Yard. It wasn’t the Wigs themselves – well, it was, but not in the way that you might think. Partly it was due to their being a quintet. And having … Read More »



CroydoNites Festival event review: STAN is “more ‘Keith and Orville’ than ‘Derek and Clive’”

Posted on November 13th, by Jonny Rose in Culture. No Comments

Jonny Rose admires STAN’s cojones, but ultimately is not amused

I’m a big fan of taboos being broken and shibboleths being challenged (although, despite humanity’s best efforts, I’ve yet to find anything as unfailingly offensive to people than the biblical truth that they are not good and deserve hell).

To me, short of the actual sacred nothing is sacred, so I was very excited … Read More »



Festival preview: CroydoNites Festival of New Theatre, 12th-20th November

Posted on October 16th, by Anna Arthur in Culture. 1 Comment

Anna Arthur on her hopes for Croydon’s newest cultural event – the CroydoNites Festival of New Theatre

Last December I decided to start a theatre festival in Croydon. The idea came out of the blue whilst I was on a work trip to Norway. I love theatre, I love Croydon, I’m already the general manager of a dance festival – it was a no brainer. So I … Read More »