Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 1943’s The Flies while living in Nazi-occupied Paris. Exchange Theatre, dedicated to bringing French theatre to British audiences, has given it a modern, multimedia pop opera twist for our times in their celebrated revival, now running at the Bunker Theatre. Check out our full gallery of production shots – and then get booking!
Electra, Orestes and their tragic family take to the stage from tonight (11 June 2019) at London’s Bunker Theatre, with Exchange Theatre’s tenth-anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies. Meet them all with our gallery of character portraits. Time to get booking!
“A delightful, zany celebration of all things Thrones” – Audiences have been more excited than a Dothraki horde riding into battle about Game of Thrones-inspired theatrical dining experience Dinner Is Coming. Check out what the critics thought, then book your tickets!
We’re counting down to the tenth-anniversary return of Exchange Theatre’s bi-lingual production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies. What has influenced the set design for Jean-Paul Sartre’s political classic? How have the cast been getting on in rehearsals? Check out our behind-the-scenes photos galleries – and then get booking!
Exchange Theatre first staged their production of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies in 2009 in the wake of the Iraq War and lies around Weapons of Mass Destruction. A decade later, how much (more) relevant is it? Watch our series of behind-the-scenes videos as the bi-lingual company prepare for this timely, tenth-anniversary revival. Time to get booking!
Don’t go cold turkey on Game of Thrones. In fact, do the opposite. Indulge in a feast fit for the seven kingdoms with The Vaults’ Dinner Is Coming. Check out the new trailer for the parody of all things Seven Kingdoms, then book your tickets for a meal like no other!
Multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary Exchange Theatre celebrates its tenth anniversary next month with a revival of their inaugural hit, Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies, performed in both English and French. Casting is now announced, including Meena Rayann, best known for her appearances in Game of Thrones.
“And would sir like a crossbow with that?” Not the normal question asked by waiters, but at new Game of Thrones-inspired theatrical dining experience Dinner Is Coming., it seems entirely likely. Get a taste for what to expect with these images from the show, then book your tickets!
With Game of Thrones about to leave a massive whole in people’s lives when the epic HBO drama comes to its conclusions, fans can still feed their hunger for all things bloodthirsty, Machiavellian and… tasty with immersive dining experience Dinner Is Coming. Book your tickets for a wedding like no other!
Unsuccessful West End outing for Dawn King’s intriguing and evocative 2011 dystopian chiller.
Poldark’s Heida Reed will star with Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones’ Ramsay Bolton, Misfits) in the West End premiere of Foxfinder. Dawn King’s unsettling and darkly comic drama will play a strictly limited season at the Ambassadors Theatre from 6 September 2018 until 5 January 2019.
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn are to star in the West End premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winner Sam Shepard’s modern classic True West.
Text of the day: “Well, what’s happening is if you’re Northern, you’re getting butchered, it’s like Game of fucking Thrones.”
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There are few theatrical pleasures greater than witnessing the formidable Imelda Staunton graft fresh insights onto a well-known role: it can be almost as exhausting to watch as to do since you can’t look away.
Game of Thrones star Charlotte Hope along with Barnaby Kay, Jack Fortune and Gary Shelford complete the cast of Buried Child, which has a limited London season from 14 November.
As he opens Flowers for Mrs Harris – his final production as Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Daniel Evans today announces the cast for the forthcoming regional première of Mike Bartlett’s Contractions. Lisa Blair directs Rose Leslie (Emma) and Sara Stewart (Manager). The production opens on 27 June, with previews from 23 June, and runs until 16 July. ‘Care? Yes. We …
Well, it is, but the only bits I recognised were the first act pact with the devil and the final scene, because for his arresting production of Doctor Faustus, director Jamie Lloyd allowed the soggy middle of Marlowe’s original to be ripped out and replaced by a snappy modern text from Colin Teevan in which Faustus is a tricksy stage magician, like Derren Brown with charisma, adored by a youthful and pervy fan base.
Alfie Allen, who last month cheered on his former Game of Thones co-star Kit Harington at Doctor Faustus’ opening night, will make his West End in a few weeks in the UK premiere of Jesse Eisenberg’s The Spoils…
I shared some of my own thoughts about Jamie Lloyd‘s new production of Doctor Faustus – along with choice quotes (be they care of Christopher Marlowe or Colin Teevan) – last night. This morning’s other coverage following the star-studded opening night is, like the story itself, a mixture of heaven and hell.
Game of Thrones celebrity casting can’t save a misconceived, vulgarly populist updating of this Renaissance classic.
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