WAITING FOR GODOT – Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

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For the opening production of the Lyceum’s 50th anniversary season, outgoing artistic director Mark Thomson has assembled a suitably celebratory cast, with Bill Paterson and Brian Cox in the roles of the two men killing time in the countryside waiting for the mysterious Godot in a play where supposedly ‘nothing happens – twice’.

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NEWS: Brian Cox, Ian McDiarmid, Janet Suzman amongst 60-strong cast for Iliad reading

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A company of more than 60 artists will bring The Iliad to life in a durational reading on Friday 14 August 2015. The reading will begin at the British Museum and culminate on the Almeida Theatre stage. The marathon reading is the latest event in the theatre’s Almeida Greeks Festival, which has so far seen Robert Icke’s critically acclaimed production …

Curse of the character actor? Antony Sher doubted he could play Falstaff

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Tonight, Antony Sher opens in the West End in RSC’s transfer of Death of a Salesman. But, as acclaimed as the production is, as important as it is in this centenary year of Arthur Miller’s birth, and as epic a part as the role of life’s underdog Willy Loman (who Sher plays) is, the truth […]

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Review: The Weir (Donmar Warehouse)

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Did you hear the one about the three Irishmen who walk into a bar and bore each other witless for the rest of the evening? On the most superficial level, that’s what you get, in real time and with total realism, in Conor McPherson’s much admired play at the Donmar. Set in the empty and […]

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Review: The Weir (Donmar Warehouse)

In Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

Did you hear the one about the three Irishmen who walk into a bar and bore each other witless for the rest of the evening? On the most superficial level, that’s what you get, in real time and with total realism, in Conor McPherson’s much admired play at the Donmar. Set in the empty and […]

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