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Julie Tomlin’s theatre news: Kindertransport back Upstairs at the Gatehouse; Grenfell fundraiser at Trafalgar Studios; Jack Left Town at Rosemary Branch; Attic at the King’s Head

22 June, 2017 — By Julie Tomlin

Kindertransport: back for a short run at Upstairs at the Gatehouse 

• Following a successful run earlier this year, Kindertransport returns to Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse this month. Ruth Barnett, who arrived in London in 1939 on a Kindertransport train, will take part in a post-show discussion on Sunday (June 25). Director Angharad Ormond and playwright Diane Samuels will discuss the play on Friday June 30. June 24-July 2, 020 8340 3488,

• A gala evening of song, dance and comedy is being held in the West End for families made homeless and the relatives of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire. Giles Terera and Danielle Tarento will present Songs of Solidarity at Trafalgar Studios on Sunday June 25 at 7.30pm. 0844 871 7632,

• The improvised rock documentary Jack Left Town returns to the Rosemary Branch Theatre this month on June 25. ​Featuring Life is Fantastic improv duo Joseph Morpurgo and Graham Dickson ​and the comedy sketch group The RH Experience. 020 7704 6665,

• New writer Meriel Hinsching’s play Attic will be performed at the King’s Head Theatre on Sunday and Monday June 25 and 26, and again on July 2 and 3. Directed by Ed Theakston, Attic explores dark and unconventional relationships. 020 7226 8561,


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