Tom Littler has taken one of literature’s most flamboyant and controversial writers of his generation and added his own twist. The Pictures of Dorian Gary runs smoothly and I would be as bold to say Oscar Wilde would have enjoyed this version of his novel too.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s latest immersive Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Robert Khan and Tom Salinsky could have come up with a more creative title for their acclaimed political comedy Brexit – but they didn’t really need to, given that actual Brexit has been a massive satire in and of itself for some time now.
Apphia Campbell gives a powerful and engaging performance in Woke at Battersea Arts Centre and the play’s message about how much hasn’t changed is firmly nailed to the mast.
Coming of age plays very often travel through similar storylines and themes. Hedgehog takes a raw approach to this epiphany.
Ultimately, all eyes are on Rachael Stirling in Plenty and she stylishly carries this story of disillusionment to its inevitable, if uncertain, conclusion.
Long-overdue revival of a wartime classic, Terence Rattigan’s While the Sun Shines offers an evening that is full of hilarity and insight.
Afterglow is ‘The little play that could’. After its impressive Off-Broadway run of 14 months and 467 performances, it has made its way across the pond to the Southwark Playhouse, a theatre synonymous with fantastic shows.
A revival of the play Brexit at the King’s Head Theatre, Islington is very much of the moment and stirs some classic sitcom memories.
We should celebrate the fact that within the space of a year London has played host to stagings of not one but two Sondheim masterpieces that have all but redefined them in theatrical terms: Company and Follies.