David Eldridge’s play Middle at the National Theatre’s Dorfman space is a sketch, a watercolour on the landing of middle life: sensitive, accomplished but not likely to stop you in your tracks.
David Eldridge’s trilogy about relationships, which started in 2017 with the hit show Beginning, now reaches its second part with Middle, which has opened at the National Theatre.
The National Theatre has published on-sale dates and further details of its next new tranche of productions, opening from now until May 2022 with tickets on sale to the public from 2 December 2021.
I’ve been raving about Julius Caesar to everyone over the past few weeks, and particularly the experience of seeing it in the pit of the staggeringly versatile Bridge Theatre.
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The accurate reflection of contemporary society in Beginning at the Ambassadors Theatre is certainly a case of holding a mirror up to nature and the clarity of this reflection means the play has the makings of a modern classic.
The West End transfer of Beginning, the heartwarming and engaging new play from David Eldridge, has plenty to keep the audience engaged and entertained throughout.
David Eldridge’s Beginning at the Ambassadors Theatre is one of the best productions on in London, right now, and such an uplifting, life-reaffirming play that will lift even the gloomiest of evenings.
I was curious to see whether the intimacy of Beginning, David Eldridge’s two-hander originally at the National Theatre’s Dorfman Theatre, would survive transplantation to even this tiniest of West End proscenium houses, the Ambassadors. It does.
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It’s about three in the morning on a Saturday night in the living room of a one-bedroom flat in Crouch End. Laura is a 38-year-old managing director, and it’s the tail end of her housewarming party.
David Eldridge’s latest play BEGINNING transfers from the National Theatre to the West End’s Ambassadors Theatre for a ten-week season in the new year. It will be the first production in the Ambassadors after Stomp ends its ten-year run at the theatre on 7 January.
Whereas Heisenberg celebrates taking a chance on love, even in one’s dotage, Beginning seems, sotto voce, to be saying something interesting about class.
Both firmly middle-aged, the weight of Laura and Danny’s potential encounter is revealed to be ever more significant as they edge towards a truth that there might be more than just a quickie on the cards.
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