Finborough Theatre & Scenesaver partner to present subtitled plays for free

Starting with the one-day streaming of Scrounger on 31 August, the Finborough Theatre will be streaming their #FinboroughForFree videos on the Finborough Theatre YouTube channel, and Scenesaver will be showing the same content on our website with subtitles.

Scrounger by Athena Stevens
Athena Stevens in Scrounger

Originally seen as part of Vibrant 2019 – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, Scrounger received its world premiere at the Finborough Theatre in January 2020 where it received rave reviews. It was named one of The Stage’s Top Five Theatre Shows, Time Out Show of the Week and nominated for six OffWestEnd Awards and a London Pub Theatres Standing Ovation Award, Scrounger returns for one day only: on Monday 31st August between 9am and midnight. 

Coming soon will be the UK premiere of Rolf Hochhuth’s Death Of A Hunter, commemorating playwright Rolf Hochhuth who died earlier this year, and starring Edmund Dehn who also appeared in the very first production ever presented at the Finborough Theatre 40 years ago. It will stream from 7 September to 7 October 2020 – unsubtitled on the Finborough Theatre YouTube channel, and with subtitles on Scenesaver.

Caroline Friedman, founder of Scenesaver, said: “We launched Scenesaver in May to support and incentivise creatives, to provide theatregoers with their fix of theatre during the pandemic and to make the work in small Off West End and Off Broadway venues accessible to all, regardless of reasons of disability, finance, work, childcare or geography. We are excited to be working with the Finborough Theatre to show subtitled versions of their wonderful productions.”

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As part of the Finborough Theatre’s #FinboroughForFree initiative, the theatre will be releasing a new play every month for as long as they can during their closure to watch online for free. For more information about this and other Finborough Theatre productions currently available to stream online, visit their website.

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