vo van Hove’s production, starring Bryan Cranston in the iconic Peter Finch role, makes the case for itself by inviting audience identification with Beale’s angry, uncensored, unedited, uncorroborated stream of consciousness.
The National Theatre’s current production of Saint George and the Dragon is a modern and ambitious twist on the traditional folk tale of Saint George the dragon-slayer. Described as “a folk tale for an uneasy nation” this production time travels from the medieval times all the way to the current day.
Can you believe it? The list of my ‘shows to see’ is so packed with fantastic openings that there is no space for the two biggest shows out there – Follies and Network, both at the National Theatre. Instead, I wanted to focus on shows that you can see now, and which I think – in all my wisdom – promise to be exciting, relevant, and with something to say about who we are and the