We're on hold till the end of April. Probably.

March 20, 2020
Well, what a start to the new year. The corona virus has taken everyone by surprise.  And obviously, with the travel restrictions, bookings for our crawls have been cancelled from all over the world!  If you have already booked a ticket, don't worry.  As a small writers charity we're not able to do cash refunds, but your ticket will be valid for 10 years!  And its transferrable so you can always gift it.  Or, as lots of people are doing in the UK and the USA at the moment, you can 'gift' the ticket to us.  We've no income now..! 



And talking of cancellations - our annual Shakespeares Birthday Crawl will not now go ahead either.  There was a plague in London in the 1600's when the King closed the theatres, so Shakespeare and his acting company took to the road and toured the UK.  Not really an option for us.  Although the Oliver Reed (above) Wimbledon tour had a great first night.  But the virus is everywhere. We might have a virtual celebration for Shakespeares Birthday, online!  Let me know if you'd be interested in a free get together!  But until we meet again, please keep safe and keep happy!  Our beloved London and her writers will still be here to greet you when this modern plague subsides.  

Lots of love,

Nick
Writer and Director.
 

Phew! 2019. Dickens in the USA and Romeo & Juliet in Edinburgh! Bring on Oliver, Knopfler and the Rolling Stones...

December 30, 2019

It’s been an incredible 2019 in all sorts of ways.  The worlds of politics on both sides of the pond have seen incredible events.  I’m sure George Orwell is smiling, wherever he is. Or maybe grimacing!  On a more domestic note, we sold out in the summer and I was at the Edinburgh festival fringe again with not one, but TWO new plays.  Well, one new adaptation - a footballing version of Romeo and Juliet with a feisty Juliet - and a comedy (some would say tragi-comedy) I wrote a few years a...


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Busy, busy, August!

August 21, 2019


(Kizzy Dunn and Andrew Greaves in Nick Hennegan's Romeo and Juliet)

Apologies if you've been trying to book tickets to come on the London Literary Pub Crawl in August.  We obviously love to see you and by supporting us you are supporting a new generation of artists.  But we're nearly all at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe - the biggest open arts festival in the world - and it means we're a bit short handed during August!  The GREAT news is that both of our acclaimed productions - P.A.L.S. and Ro...
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Women in the world and the Women’s World Cup: extra time to reflect on the broader injustices women and girls face

May 31, 2019


USA vs Spain in a 2019 friendly. EPA/MANUEL LORENZO


I'm preparing to take PALS and Romeo and Juliet to the Edinburgh Festival fringe this August.  I want to try and redress the traditional male and female role balance a bit, particularly with Romeo and Juliet, so this article in The Conversation caught my eye...


Few events in women’s sport generate more attention than the football World Cup. Around 750m people watched the last tournament and, in June, France will host the 2019 competition, fe...

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Brexit? What's that? No problem...!

April 8, 2019
It looks like the UK might be exiting the European Union - So a British Exit - Brexit! I love the wordplay, if not the concept.  I won't get into the politics here (nah, I don't think it's a great idea to leave, and I do remember when I was a kid we were known as the 'poor man of Europe' hence us joining the EEC, but...!) however, we have people from around the world come on our literary pub celebration, and one or two people have mentioned they'd heard stories of rationing and hoarding and w...
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About Us


Nick Hennegan Hello. I'm Nick Hennegan and I started the London Literary Pub Crawl. Most of the blogs on here will be by me. I've always written but my first theatrical success was an adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Henry V' (www.HenryVPlay.com) I founded Maverick Theatre in 1994. (www.Maverick-Theatre.com) This pub crawl is really more a promenade theatre performance than a tour and I'm running it with a bunch of enthusiastic local actors and writers. I love sharing my passion for the area and the artists. I also present a radio show on Resonance 104.4fm - London's Arts Station and a podcast on our site. If you haven't visited us in London yet, I hope you'll come soon. And feel free to leave comments or email me at nick @ LondonLiteraryPubCrawl.com - I reply to them all and I love to hear from you.

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