The famous oversized Bengal tiger snarled personally in my face. I had wanted to see the puppetry, of course.
I’ve also had some really wonderful nights in the theatre that I wouldn’t have missed for the world. These included the long-delayed West End transfer of Life of Pi.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the premiere stage adaptation of Yann Martel’s best-selling novel Life of Pi, now running at the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre.
If it isn’t necessarily the best play around, Life of Pi at Wyndham’s Theatre can seriously lay claim to being one of the finest productions open right now.
It’s only happened a handful of times in my theatregoing life, but at Wyndham’s Theatre, I had the urge to leap to my feet and instigate a standing ovation. In fact, I felt that way as the interval arrived, the show was that good.
Due to an increasing number of Covid-enforced absences, the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company/Fiery Angel new production of Terence Rattigan’s play The Browning Version, due to play at London’s Riverside Studios from 5-29 August 2021, has had to be cancelled.
The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company has announced a brand new production of Terence Rattigan’s play The Browning Version. The production will play at London’s Riverside Studios from 5-29 August with Branagh directing.
Actors Jonathan Pryce and Ruth Wilson, plus director, choreographer and former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Phillips are among the theatre and entertainment industry names in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
The Almeida Theatre has announced a new season for 2021. Highlights include: The Tragedy of Macbeth, directed by Yaël Farber, featuring Olivier-nominated James McArdle and four-time Academy Award-nominated Saoirse Ronan, making her UK stage debut.
The sold-out live-streamed world premiere production of Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn, originally due to play to socially distanced audiences at the Almeida Theatre, will be available to rent on demand from 3-9 March 2021.
We round up the reviews for Lolita Chakrabarti’s new play Hymn, starring Adrian Lester and Danny Sapani.
The world premiere production of Lolita Chakrabarti’s Hymn, originally due to play to socially distanced audiences at London’s Almeida Theatre, will now be streamed live from the theatre for five performances from 17-20 February 2021 (press performance is 18 February). Directed by Blanche McIntyre, the play features Adrian Lester in the role of Gil and Danny Sapani as Benny.
Almeida Theatre artistic director Rupert Goold has announced a socially distanced season of three world premieres for Christmas 2020 and into 2021.
The series of monologues under the collective title The Greatest Wealth was first performed at The Old Vic Theatre in 2018 as part of the celebrations for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the NHS.
Hiran Abeysekera will return in the lead role of Pi when the celebrated five-star Sheffield Theatres production of Life of Pi transfers to London this summer.
Sheffield Theatres’ acclaimed production of Life of Pi, directed by Max Webster, will transfer to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre in 2020 with performances beginning on 22 June (press night is 9 July 2020).
The list of nominees has been revealed for this year’s UK Theatre Awards, the only nationwide awards to honour and celebrate outstanding achievements in theatre throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Best New Play nominees are Laura Wade’s The Watsons, Ulster American by David Ireland and Life Of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti from Yann Martel’s novel, while Best Musical …
The actor Tom Espiner chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about being part of bringing Yann Martel’s novel to the stage.
Paying tribute to the NHS in its 70th year, the specially-commissioned monologues of The Greatest Wealth made for a great night at the Old Vic.
The Old Vic has announced casting for The Greatest Wealth, curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester to celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service.
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