It has been a long time since the West End saw a truly great Macbeth so perhaps this is a chance for Simm and Kirwan to buck the trend with impressive performances that offer a different perspective on their characters while creating a potency in their exchanges that is never less than compelling.
Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties at the Southwark Playhouse was as funny, uplifting and as life-reaffirming as I’d hoped – a glorious blend of cabaret, drag and theatre that, alone, would have made for a great night out.
In Jen Silverman’s play Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties, staged at the Southwark Playhouse, there are five characters who all have the same name, but are different as can be.
The race to declare the most exciting show for 2018 has well and truly been declared by Complicite with Grief is the Thing with Feathers, a new production based on the award-winning novel by Max Porter.
Beatriz Romilly and Matthew Needham star as Beatrice and Benedick in Matthew Dunster’s new production of Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe.