The Frogs: Re-Croaked
The Frogs: Recroaked is a modern adaptation of Aristophanes' cheeky, political comedy, The Frogs. After deciding that the mortal world is distinctly lacking in the arts since the death of Lord Byron, Dionysus, the god of all things fun, decides to journey down to the underworld with his slave Xanthias, and bring Lord Byron back from the dead. Disguised as his older half-brother Herakles, Dionysus and Xanthias have to rely on their wit and charm to get past the strange inhabitants of the underworld including the mischievous frogs, a group of hippies, and sassy innkeepers; as well as negotiate a rift between Lord Byron and his former friend and fellow writer Mary Shelley.
Please note that this show is suitable only for 16+ only
Stockwell Playhouse is a lively theatre and arts hub only ten minutes by public transport from the westend and the heart of central London. Building on the 8 successful years of LOST Theatre, Stockwell Playhouse continues a tradition in producing professional and amateur work, integrating community classes and projects with professional touring work, co-productions and ground breaking new writing.
We strive to create a professional space for our students, practitioners, and company members to work in as well as a comfortable and inviting reception for our audience members . Aside from our programmed work we hold annual festivals, promoting new writing as well as facilitating directing and acting opportunities.
Whether it be through our One Act Festival where new work is first staged and forgotten gems are rediscovered or the 5 Minute Festival where we challenge people to produce an entire drama in 300 seconds we strive to create engaging work and support creative exploration. Our festivals are adjudicated by industry professionals, with participants receiving guidance and advice with selected creatives being awarded bursaries and commissions.
Alongside our theatre space we have rehearsal facilities open to all to meet, rehearse and run classes in both a public and private capacity . Our classes and in house collective the LOST company provides a springboard for local young talent to showcase, hone their theatrical skills and create new works with developing writers. Our vibrant venue offers everyone the chance to perform on one of the best fringe spaces in London.