Tam Williams’ production of Private Lives at the Mill at Sonning is clean and crisp, nicely framed with a lady accordoniste setting the location, and after a slowish start the piece moves up a gear in the scenes involving all four characters, and especially in two well-choreographed fights.
All in all, Joe Harmston’s production brings James Phillips’ extraordinary empathy with his subject to a tender and sensitive conclusion in The Rubenstein Kiss whilst weighing up the noble aspirations of idealism with its harsh legacies for those who inherit them.
The award-winning play The Rubenstein Kiss from James Phillips about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg who allegedly passed US atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, is currently having its first London revival at the Southwark Playhouse. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.
There couldn’t be a better time to revisit James Phillips’ 2006 debut play The Rubenstein Kiss and its story of idealism, especially in the current climate of global and national uncertainty, anti-Semitism and zealotry.
Devil You Know Theatre Company has announced full casting for the first London production since 2005 of the multi-award-winning play The Rubenstein Kiss by James Phillips, directed by Joe Harmston for a limited season at Southwark Playhouse from 14 March to 13 April 2019, with a national press night on 18 March.
Cheeky little romp Moll Flanders, through the life of a fictitious and notorious London whore, has now been turned into a saucy theatre production, complete with the occasional ditty, premiering at the Mercury Theatre Colchester.
This is a beautiful fringe revival of Abi Morgan’s masterpiece Tiny Dynamite at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre. A really lovely piece of theatre.
It is always fascinating to revisit the early work of writers who have gone on to bigger things and Tiny Dynamite offers that chance with Abi Morgan, screenwriter of such hits as Shame, The Iron Lady and Suffragette.
What distinguishes a ‘miracle’ from a freak accident? Are miracles by definition the impossible made possible? If, however, the definition is widened to the improbable happening when it’s most needed, that’s less clear-cut and open to interpretation.
Got your tickets yet for Abi Morgan’s Tiny Dynamite? David Loumgair’s stylish and intimate production, the play’s first London revival in 15 years, has just opened at the Old Red Lion Theatre, where it runs until 3 February 2018 only. Look at our gorgeous gallery of production shots from this mesmerising three-hander – and then get booking!
Abi Morgan’s hit stage play Tiny Dynamite returns to the stage tonight (9 January 2018) for its first professional revival in 15 years. It’s at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre until 3 February 2018 only. Sneak a peek behind the scenes with our rehearsal gallery – and then get booking!
Wertenbaker’s play is set on the Winter Hill of the near future, as opposed to the not-so-near past, where a chunk of the land has been sold to developers who are constructing a luxury skyscraper hotel there, set to completely alter the way that the hill dominates the landscape and the town of Bolton below it.
Overdue revival of Howard Brenton’s mixed-up 1973 play is too messy and incoherent<.