Mon 16 Jun 2008 13:05
A chill breeze swept through the Open Air theatre during Friday’s press night; not quite the shipwreck-inducing howling gale of Twelfth Night’s opening, but enough to encourage tightening of coats, writes Matthew Amer.
Thu 12 Jun 2008 12:12
Michael Grandage’s production of Enid Bagnold’s play is eccentrically entertaining.
Wed 11 Jun 2008 11:58
At the National Theatre, Michael Frayn has reunited the team behind Democracy – long-time Frayn director Michael Blakemore and leading actor Roger Allam – for a new historical play, Afterlife.
Tue 10 Jun 2008 13:44
With the run of costume dramas and the rise of I’d Do Anything, Charles Dickens is back in vogue, writes Matthew Amer.
Tue 10 Jun 2008 12:55
Based on the 1970s hit crime film responsible for launching Jimmy Cliff to fame, reggae musical The Harder They Come comes to the Playhouse.
Thu 05 Jun 2008 12:53
Mike Bartlett’s black comedy Contractions causes the audience to squirm on the edge of their seats...
Thu 05 Jun 2008 12:05
The plot includes rape, incest and countless murders, and yet The Revenger’s Tragedy is a surprisingly funny affair...
Wed 04 Jun 2008 13:32
Steve Waters often tackles subjects in areas where other playwrights fear to tread and his latest play is no exception.
Wed 04 Jun 2008 12:22
In London, we are used to Icelandic company Vesturport creating athletically challenging pieces such as Metamorphosis and its acrobatic Romeo And Juliet. Love is something quite different.
Wed 28 May 2008 12:08
From the opening chords of the White Stripes’ songs that punctuate the scene changes of Neil LaBute’s supersized comedy, it is clear this is a hip, trendy production with youth on its mind.