Jamie Lloyd’s clever and minimalistic production feels even sharper than its previous run at the Playhouse Theatre.
NEWS: James McAvoy & Emilia Clarke headline Jamie Lloyd’s West End return season
The Jamie Lloyd Company has announced its next West End residency, this time at the Harold Pinter Theatre, where James McAvoy will reprise his Cyrano de Bergerac and, at last, Emilia Clarke will have her Covid-postponed West End debut in The Seagull.
‘This really is a great adaptation’: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (Online review)
This film version of the Oscar Wilde classic The Picture of Dorian Gray is a brilliant critique of the digital age.
Love London Love Culture reflects on the Olivier Awards 2020
While it has taken a while for the winners of this years Olivier Awards to be announced, there was plenty to be celebrated – as well as a strong reminder of the power of theatre.
NEWS: Winners of the Black British Theatre Awards 2020 are announced
The first televised Black British Theatre Awards 2020 were a vibrant affair hosted by presenter and comedic actor Eddie Nestor, filmed at London’s Young Vic Theatre and broadcast on Sky Arts.
NEWS: Three prizes each for & Juliet, Dear Evan Hansen & Emilia as Olivier Awards 2020 winners are announced
The winners of the Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard were announced in a special ITV programme filmed at The London Palladium, and on Official London Theatre’s YouTube channel.
NEWS: The Black British Theatre Awards reveal 2020 nominees & announce the ceremony will be broadcast on Sky Arts
The BBTAs have revealed the 2020 Black British Theatre Awards nominee list, voted almost entirely by the public and representing some of the finest work by Black performers and creatives in UK theatre. The 2020 awards ceremony will air on Sky Arts this autumn, as part of the channel’s free to air line-up.
National Theatre at Home: Saving our lockdown & pointing the way for future engagement
The National Theatre really did save lockdown and made us appreciate our phenomenal creative industries, but they may also have inadvertently pointed the way for the future as surely as National Theatre Live did in 2009.
NEWS: The 2020 Olivier Awards are cancelled
This year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard, which were due to place on 5 April 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall, have been cancelled.
NEWS: Death Of A Salesman, Rosmersholm, Cyrano plus & Juliet lead the Olivier Awards 2020 nominations
The nominations have been announced for this year’s Olivier Awards which take place on 5 April 2020 at the Royal Albert Hall.
Text of the Day: Cyrano de Bergerac
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Best of the Blogs: Cyrano de Bergerac, A Taste Of Honey, The Boy Friend & More
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Love London Love Culture’s delight at watching Jamie Lloyd’s razor sharp West End production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
‘Bold, lively & razor sharp from start to finish’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End ★★★★
Jamie Lloyd’s stripped back but immensely enjoyable production of Cyrano de Bergerac highlights the power of language thanks to Martin Crimp’s engaging adaptation.
‘A dazzling triumph’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End
James McAvoy triumphs in Martin Crimp’s magnificent makeover of the French classic Cyrano de Bergerac: a jaw-dropping success.
‘The beauty and rawness of it pull you in’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End ★★★★★
The beauty and rawness of Cyrano de Bergerac pull you in and envelopes you and the performances combined with the tragedy of the story haunted me for days.
‘An achingly modern & exciting version’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End
Reimagined for the modern stage with a contemporary cast led by James McAvoy, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac feels at every moment like theatre at its most exciting, liberating and inclusive.
Love London Love Culture’s Theatre Picks for December
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December.
‘I really enjoy exploring using my voice in a different way’: Michele Austin stars in the West End’s Cyrano de Bergerac
Actress Michele Austin chatted to us about starring in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre.
NEWS: Full 18-strong cast announced for James McAvoy-led Cyrano de Bergerac
Full details of the 18-strong company joining James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac in the West End have been announced.
NEWS: New Jamie Lloyd West End season begins with James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac
Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy is to lead the company of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, the first in a new Jamie Lloyd season at the Playhouse Theatre from November 2019 to August 2020.
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