On BearRidge, the first Ed Thomas play for 15 years, is a post-apocalyptic metaphor-fest which is tragic, lyrical and funny too.
On Bear Ridge, Ed Thomas’ story of being left behind and trying to hold onto the memories that give us a sense of self, is crafted at the Royal Court Theatre with care and sensitivity.
The densely poetic On Bear Ridge offers a thoughtful experience at the Royal Court, with Rhys Ifans and Rakie Ayola on fine form.
A surreal, existential tragi-comedy, On Bear Ridge is at times tense, laugh out loud funny and heart-wrenchingly sad.
Ian Rickson’s revival of the late Edward Albee’s 2002 play The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? opens tonight (5 April 2017), starring Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo. View all the production photography.
Jason Hughes and newcomer Archie Madekwe join Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo in Ian Rickson’s West End revival of Edward Albee’s The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?, opening in April.
DRAMA AS REDEMPTION From the first moments Nadia Fall’s production sets brutal, bullying humanity against a hot, strange, majestic Australian dawn. A lone aborigine watches, silent on a great dark bare plain , as the land heaves beneath him and … Continue reading →
There are a few signs that tell us here at Sitting in the Cheap Seats that spring has finally sprung. The trees and flowers begin to bloom, there are occasionally consecutive days without any rain and the surest sign of all… We find ourselves venturing to Chichester Festival Theatre for the launch of their summer season. This year their initial offering is the seemingly easy-going Alan Ayckbourn classic Way Upstream.
SHIP OF FOOLS GOES AGAINST THE FLOW… This is the play which flooded the Olivier stage and the National Theatre electrics in 1982. Of all Alan Ayckbourn’s massive oeuvre it is one of the rarest – only three previous productions. … Continue reading →