Jessica Bailey

Jessica Bailey is an aspiring playwright, writer and graduate of the University of Westminster with a joint degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. An avid reader, writer and visitor to the theatre with a great love of all arts, she plays the piano, and visits art exhibitions whenever possible. During her studies, she took part in varied projects and activities that ranged from working in museums to actually participating in excavations, learning a lot of skills along the way. She has also worked within a few theatre companies and contributes to the online Lomography camera magazine. Her blog can be found here.
Theatre Profile: Wilton’s Music Hall

As we launch our campaign to find London's favourite Off West End theatre venue, our reviewers tell us which theatre they would vote for. Here, Jessica Bailey sings the praises of Wilton's Music Hall. Vote for your own favourite Off West End theatre below!

Monday 18th November 2013 Read more...
How To Set A Scene Without A Set: City Stories at The St James Theatre Studio

Raw, informal and quietly profound. This surprising evening of London stories for our times, linked through musical interludes, addresses the big questions of life. At the St James Theatre Studio. 

Saturday 16th November 2013 Read more...
Something old made out of something new: Doonreagan at Jermyn Street Theatre

An economical, academic and twee production that, whilst well acted, doesn't allow much action to occur within the tightly bound realm of historical accuracy. At Jermyn Street Theatre.

Monday 9th September 2013 Read more...
Passion play: Macbeth at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre

New theatre company Wryd Sisters Theatre take bold first steps in their tackling of a timeless tale – but would benefit from taking a breath and a stepping back to assess their ultimate goals. At the Lion and Unicorn.

Wednesday 24th July 2013 Read more...
The Hard-and-Fast Truth: Snap.Catch.Slam at The Greenwich Theatre

A riveting, every-second-matters hour with the touring production of the award winning Snap.Catch.Slam questions the very nature of humanity, in both its most joyful and despairing moments. At the Greenwich Theatre. 

Thursday 9th May 2013 Read more...
Small Frame, Big Punch: Sleeping Arrangements at the Landor Theatre

This fun, light musical production entertains with the benefit of a talented cast, but it's technical structure doesn't guarantee lashings of praise. At the Landor Theatre.

Wednesday 24th April 2013 Read more...
A hop, skip and a jump into the history books: Bitch Boxer at the Soho Theatre

Set against the backdrop of the Olympics both figuritively and literally, Charlotte Josephine's debut one-hander pours sweat and talent out of every pore: one not to be missed. 

Sunday 3rd March 2013 Read more...
Old Tales, Retold: The Serpent's Tooth at Shoreditch Town Hall

As the audience are marched around a basement just off Old Street, this haunting, imagined production that follows on from the events after King Lear is a promenade production with a difference. At the Shoreditch Town Hall.

Thursday 15th November 2012 Read more...
The rush of it all - a shot of adrenaline: Short Plays by Joel Horwood at the Soho Theatre

An evening of snapshots into different lives: a veritable gallery of human circumstance makes Joel Horwood's Short Plays at the Soho Theatre well worth a watch.

Monday 5th November 2012 Read more...
So Many Skills: Knowledge of Angels at St Leonard's Church

This adaptation of the deeply philosophical novel by Tamsin Clarke and theatre company Popelei delights as it rushes by like a tornado of emotion, talent and ability. A truly breathtaking evening in the company of extremely talented actors that will invariably leave you invigorated and bright-eyed... and all performed in a magical setting underneath the stained window at the altar at St Leonard's Church, Shoreditch.

Sunday 7th October 2012 Read more...
A Sepia-Toned Romance Of Old: Passing By at The Finborough Theatre

Sweet, endearing and meandering along at a hazy pace, like a stroll in summer, Passing By conjures up sultry summers and melancholy memories in this romantic, simple play. At The Finborough Theatre.

Wednesday 19th September 2012 Read more...


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