Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced 12 new commissions titled The Park Bench Plays – a series of micro-plays that ‘illuminate, interrogate and even celebrate today’s socially distanced world’.
Jonathan Church, artistic director of Theatre Royal Bath’s summer season, has announced further productions and new casting for the 2019 programme. Katherine Parkinson joins Rupert Everett in the cast of Uncle Vanya which he also directs.
David Edgar’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol, directed as last year by Rachel Kavanaugh, gives the old story of ghosts and redemption deft additions and expanded scenes
On the 50th anniversary of 1968, David Edgar looks back at his younger self and explores the results of radical politics< in Trying It On at the Royal Court.
Ben Jones is starring in the new UK tour of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, currently playing at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. He spoke to Love London Love Culture about the production and taking it across the UK…
Newly adapted by David Edgar, this new production of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde has plenty of chilling moments but doesn’t quite make a strong enough impact overall.
The RSC’s new winter 2018 season will include new productions of Troilus and Cressida, Tamburlaine, and Timon of Athens (featuring Kathryn Hunter in the lead role).
This year’s seasonal offering in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is a grand affair as David Edgar (it was he who famously adapted Dickens’ Nicholas Nickleby for the company back in 1980) tackles A Christmas Carol.
‘Tis the season to remember those less fortunate than ourselves and David Edgar’s stirring new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, doesn’t stint on political rhetoric.
The Rose Theatre’s new autumn/winter season includes a major revival of Stephen Bill’s 1987 comedy Curtains and co-productions of Sam Holcroft’s Rules for Living, David Edgar’s adaptation of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde starring Phil Daniels and Tom Stoppard’s The Real Thing starring Laurence Fox.
Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran today announced the company’s winter 2017 season, including the world premiere of Imperium, an epic, two-part page-to-stage adaptation of Robert Harris‘ best-selling novels about Roman politician Cicero, adapted by Wolf Hall‘s Mike Poulton and directed by Doran, and the West End transfer of Helen Edmundson‘s new play Queen Anne, starring Romola Garai and Emma …
Yesterday, I was extremely glad to attend the Wesker Celebration, which was organised by playwright David Edgar, professor Pamela Howard and publicist Anne Mayer, at the Royal Court.