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CHUMMY by John Foster*


'Fresh...funny and fast-paced. A true delight to watch.'

**** Official Theatre


'Incredibly witty...strong and intriguing. Funny and engaging performances.'

**** Female Arts


'Clever. Poignant...hilarious. Honest laughter and genuine entertainment.'

- A Younger Theatre


'Excellent...splendid style. Well written and funny. Will have you smiling throughout.'

- Everything Theatre


'Enjoyable...really spoke to me. On-point comedy timing. This show is worth seeing.'

- Bargain Theatreland


'A delightful little series of tales..beautifully rounded little fragment of theatre.'

- The Londoneer


'A bold collection of sketches.'



'Great concept. Outrageous characters and a dose of humour.'

- The Public Reviews

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'Haunting...Who Is Moloch? raises a lot of questions.'

- What's On Stage



'Impassioned performances. Dark and complex...innovative.'

- The Londoneer



'A highly dramatic show with big ideas. Encompass are ones to watch.'

- Everything Theatre



'Poetic...tragic. Innovative, intelligent and interesting.'

- Views from the Gods

'Impressive' - The Stage     'Bold' - The Telegraph     'Encompass are ones to watch.' Everything Theatre


'Superb' ***** LondonTheatre1     'Theatre, to the point'  ***** West End Wilma     'Extraordinary' ***** London Unattached

'Astonishing' ***** Grumpy Gay Critic     'Outstanding' ***** EdFringe     'Great new writing' **** Everything Theatre  

'A true delight' **** Official Theatre     'Excellent' **** The Upcoming     'Brilliant' **** Theatre Bubble     'Stunning' **** Fringe Guru


'The brilliant Encompass push themselves with exciting, fresh material. There are great things to come.' **** Female Arts


'Poignant, genuine entertainment.' - A Younger Theatre


WHO IS MOLOCH? by Pamela Carralero

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'Pitch-perfect. Intelligent, stimulating and heartfelt. The sheer beauty blew me away.'

***** EdFringe Review


'Outstanding. A creative explosion that'll delight, entertain and move.'

***** EdFringe Review  (Review 2)


'Impressively written...very funny, deliciously twisted. Stunning choreography.'

**** Fringe Guru


'A shattering piece of theatre...brilliant conceived. Go and see this play.'

**** Hairline


'A brave surrealist drama.'

- The Telegraph


'West-End potential...beautifully done. There should be more theatre like it.'

- Backstage Pass


'Visually stunning...genuinely moving and thought provoking.'

- A Younger Theatre


'Stunning choreography and physicality...talent cast, smoth stylish production.'

- Three Weeks


'Moments of theatrical delight and beauty.'

- The Public Reviews


'Stunning...unique and very moving. A reflection on universal human issues'

- InnoVAIT medical journal


'An original style...excellent physicality. Highly moving.'

- Mouth London


'Young, funky and innovative...I cannot recommend this play enough. Electrifying.'

- DamoWords Fringe Blog


'Moving, haunting and visually inventive.'

- Owen Sheers, poet and author


'A surreal and unsettling dream. Superb...incredible ingenuity.'

- The Founder


'The right balance between drama and comedy. Heartfelt and resonant.'

- What's Peen Seen?

STORMIN' NORMAN by Paul G Raymond

'Clear enthusiasm for the work. If you like your theatre short and to the point, you’re in luck.' ***** West End Wilma


'Encompass Productions should be applauded...a talented pool of writers, directors and actors.' ***** LondonTheatre1


'A brilliant innovative platform...I was remarkably impressed with the high standard. Extraordinary new talent.' ***** London Unattached


'A critical cornerstone in new theatre writing. Utterly perfect.' ***** Grumpy Gay Critic


'Sheer creativity throughout. Gives new ideas a voice, the best, the brilliant and the diamonds in the rough.' **** Everything Theatre


'High quality acting and equally impressive directing panache. A breath of fresh air on the fringe circuit.' **** Theatre Bubble


'Impressed me immensely...Encompass produce theatre of a high-standard with a broad appeal.' **** Female Arts


'The whole night was full of amazing theatre. Absolutely deserve[s] to be seen by wider audiences.' **** Carn's Theatre Passion


'Bare Essentials shows just how little is needed to create entertaining, compelling pieces of theatre. All involved should be commended.' **** London Pub Theatres


'Encompass Productions must be doing magnificently well. Smoothly executed...deftly performed.' - BritishTheatre.com


'Bare Essentials was such a great night, I'm definitely coming along to the next one.' - The Mortal Fool


'What makes Bare Essentials so special is the incredible talent that is produced on such a minimalistic stage.' - The Spy in the Stalls


'Stunning....precisely the kind of theatre London needs more of.' **** Pursued by Bears


'A powerful and creative night. It is quite rare to see  new writing of such a consistently high standard.' - Kate J Wilson


'Encompass deserve the recognition and applause. A great evening of theatre.' - Hello Emma Kay


'Wonderfully put together and presented. It is for good reason this is London’s best reviewed new writing night.' Elvesabout


'Minimal staging...maximum polish. A great mix of work, Encompass achieved a very entertaining evening.' - London Reviews


'Admirable...a great chance to see a good selection of theatre audiences possibly wouldn’t be exposed to.' - Bargain Theatreland


'Raw, edgy, with distinctive eloquent performances. Terrific direction...this is real theatre.' - John Foster (BAFTA award winning writer)


'Engaging and exciting. Celebrates new talent instead of feeding it to the sharks'

- Eat Culture

* London's best reviewed new writing night!

*YPlan 5* featured show

UK No.4 trending Twitter Topic (Jan '17)

Nominated for 4 Off West End Awards including:


Best New Play - Best Director - Best Male Actor - Best Set Designer







'Wonderful...poetic and stylishly genre. A proper thriller.'  **** West End Wilma


'Enthralling and chilling tale of murder, misery inner demons.' **** LondonTheatre1


'Psychologial food for thought.'  **** Breaking The Fourth Wall


‘Provocative and edgy. A sleek and polished production.’ - London Pub Theatres


‘Charismatic and inventive.’ - The Reviews Hub

*British Airways Top 9 London Shows 2014

*Vibe TIckets Top 5 Christmas Shows 2014

*YPlan featured show


'A British sitcom and a Christmas film rolled into one; humour and a moral message worthy of A Christmas Carol. See this show.'  **** LondonTheatre1


'Neat little production guaranteed to strike a chord...impressive. Funny, original...intriguingly bizarre.' - The Stage


'Many genuine laugh-out-loud moments...ingenious and often surreal plot twists. Entertaining.'  - Everything Theatre


'An unexpected joy to watch. Excellent...heartwarming.' - Page to Stage


'Wonderfully comic. A giggly-good evening for all.' - Grumpy Gay Critic


'Dares to be different. A welcome, original addition to Yuletide entertainment in the West End.' - Female Arts

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*White Bear Theatre sell out show

*YPlan Editor's Choice

'Incredible. Will strike a chord with any viewer.'  **** LondonTheatre1


'Takes theatre to a place it has not yet been.' **** The Upcoming


'Superb...evocative. More like this for theatre please.'  **** Female Arts


'Incredibly impressive. Astonishing new writing.' **** Grumpy Gay Critic


'A classic piece of sci fi. Wonderful.' **** I Am Boards


'Excellent script and talented actors. Marvellous.' - A Younger Theatre


'Utterly credible. You really should see Stasis.' - Glass Magazine

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