This intelligent and sensitive adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s modernist classic Mrs Dalloway at the Arcola Theatre is a good example of current fringe creativity.
Adapting Mrs Dalloway for the stage is no easy feat, given that this classic novel, arguably Virginia Woolf’s most famous undertaking is renowned for using a stream of consciousness technique to get right to the heart of the characters’ thoughts and emotions. Thankfully this latest adaptation by Hal Coase, performed at the Arcola Theatre, meets… Read More
The Old Vic today gives a sneak preview of what’s to come in 2018 at The Old Vic during its bicentenary, with dates and full casting announced for the year’s first production: the London transfer of Alan Ayckbourn’s new dystopian family drama The Divide.
The plot kicks off with disarming simplicity. Alastair is a rich fortysomething legal eagle, married to Antonia, who is a housewife. They live in a beautiful London house with Jack, one of their three sons, who has a learning disability.
n Sarah Page’s production of Punts, the roles played by the two women are not the stereotypical ones we expect. This is a show about acceptance and tolerance, wrapped up in a somewhat comical storyline, written with a keen eye that cuts away at the bullshit of life’s fake pleasantries.