In the atmospheric setting of Wilton’s Music Hall, simultaneously ancient and modern, the Royal Shakespeare Company launches its 2008 London season with the world premiere of The Tragedy Of Thomas Hobbes.
Sword fights, pirate shanties, adventures on the high seas and sinister spirits of pirates past are all to be found in the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s new family production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island.
A stage bathed in lurid pink and lime green light, heart-pounding dance music and a backdrop which mixes a rural scene with images of teenage life, immediately shout youth as the audience enters the Bush theatre...
Following Footsbarn’s brief stay at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer with A Shakespeare Party – its first London appearance in 17 years – the travelling theatre company returns to the capital, pitching its tent in Victoria Park to present A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Politicians, fundraisers, journalists and ordinary members of the public swing around an ethical pivot in David Hare’s new play Gethsemane, which premiered at the National’s Cottesloe theatre last night.
Three Irish taxi drivers waiting around at Dublin airport, desperately hoping for customers, sounds like an unlikely setting for a thriller. But Rank takes this group of seemingly normal men and leads them down an increasingly dangerous path.