View Post

NEWS: Mark Ravenhill, Robbie Williams & Guy Chambers will pen new musical version of David Walliams’ The Boy in the Dress in RSC winter season

In Musicals, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Regional theatre, Sticky, Touring by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Winter 2019 season will include a new musical of David Walliams’ novel The Boy in the Dress with a book by Mark Ravenhill and music and lyrics by Robbie Williams and Guy Chambers, directed by Gregory Doran.

View Post

KING JOHN – Rose Theatre, Kingston

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Of Shakespeare’s plays this is one of the least done and loved: there’s disputed authorship of some sections, parts of the plot missing and replaced from another text. Sir Trevor Nunn takes it on as the penultimate achievement in his intention to direct all 37 plays: I was agog, since I missed the Globe’s version (part of the Magna Carta anniversary, though oddly the play ignores that milestone in the life of “England’s worst king”).

View Post

NEWS: John Malkovich directs Good Canary premiere, Trevor Nunn returns to Rose

In London theatre, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

With its Spring Season underway, including the London première of Maxine Peake’s Beryl which opens in March, and Peter Whelan’s The Herbal Bed – a co-production with English Touring Theatre and Royal & Derngate, Northampton – which opens at the theatre in April as part of its tour, Rose Theatre Kingston today announces three major new productions for 2016. In May, Trevor …