The Art of Illusion won several awards when it opened in Paris in 2014. Now it gets its London premiere at the Hampstead Theatre but will this play about magic and illusion conjure up some English awards?
From a red handkerchief disappearing within the hands of a magician to fake footage in the early 20th century, Hampstead Theatre’s latest international import is the UK premiere of The Art of Illusion, a 2014 French play exploring the history of magical performance and inventive approaches to entertaining audiences.
Jane Clegg falls into the category of a well-made play of three acts and is none the worse for that. Its elegant structure and growing sense of tension make it an absolute pleasure to watch.
“My character does not treat his wife respectfully at all…” Watch Brian Martin talking about Finborough Theatre’s four star revival of St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg, then book a ticket for one of the final performances!
“Impeccable”, “gripping” and “poignant” – critics have been quick to praise David Gilmore’s revival of Jane Clegg, which has not been seen on the London stage for more than 75 years. Take a look at what they said, then book your tickets.
Jane Clegg hasn’t been seen in London for 75 years but audiences at the Finborough Theatre are being thrilled by its compelling storytelling in a sizzling revival.
The cast is cracking in Jane Clegg at the Finborough Theatre with direction becoming pacey after the early scenes. Over time the action and emotion draw you in.
From happy family times to violent confrontations, these fantastic production shots from Finborough Theatre’s revival of Jane Clegg tell a s story by themselves. Take a look through the gallery, then book your tickets to see the show proper.
Smiles, laughter and a fair amount of pointing – check out what Alix Dunmore and the cast of Jane Clegg have been up to in rehearsals for Finborough Theatre’s revival of St John Ervine’s drama, then book your tickets!
As director David Gilmore prepares to stage St John Ervine’s Jane Clegg at Finborough Theatre, he tells us about its “handling of a red-hot issue” and why it’s perfect for the acclaimed London pub theatre. Read his insightful interview, then book your tickets!
St John Ervine’s pre-First World War tale of a woman attempting to escape her marriage, Jane Clegg, will be revived at Finborough Theatre this spring, marking the first time the play has been seen in the capital for more than 75 years! Book your tickets now!
Budding (and broke) photographer James and his relationship dramas lie at the heart of George Johnston’s new play Snapshot. His barely-out banker boyfriend Daniel pays the lion’s share of the bills but has problems sharing his feelings, his new benefactor Frank has as many designs on being a sugar daddy as a genuine supporter, and old college friend and aspiring actor Olivia can’t keep away either.
On the face of it, Jamie has it all. A handsome, successful and, let’s make no bones about it, pretty rich boyfriend. A fabulous fag hag and a nice older gentleman friend who shares his love of art and photography. But, this is not enough for our James.