We round up the reviews for Mike Bartlett’s play Love Love Love, running at the Lyric Hammersmith until 4 April 2020.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Chris Bush’s gender swapped Faustus: That Damned Woman.
There is fine work from Jodie McNee as Johanna Faustus in Faustus: That Damned Woman but the piece is overshadowed by a disappointing structure that sidelines real, factual female achievement in praise of the patriarchy.
In opening-up the female experience of the era in Faustus: That Damned Woman, Chris Bush reinforces the decision to switch the gender of the central character.
Rachel O’Riordan’s debut season as artistic director at Lyric Hammersmith continues this month with Faustus: That Damned Woman, a co-production between the Lyric and Headlong, in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre.
We round up the reviews for the Lyric Hammersmith’s 2019 pantomime Cinderella.
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
Tanika Gupta’s superb reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s modern classic A Doll’s House is both entertaining and deep.
Dealing with troubling questions about human interaction, the Lyceum’s adaptation of Solaris is – like all the best science fiction – not really about alien planets but about our own world.
Michael Frayn’s meta-comic masterpiece Noises Off easily stands the test of time; even when things go wrong!
Thirty-seven years later, I’m back to see Noises Off re-staged with Meera Syal, Lloyd Owen and Daniel Rigby in a rather over-engineered production by Jeremy Herrin.
Jeremy Herrin directs this revival of Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…
It felt like a pilgrimage, homage to pay. Thirty-seven years ago Michael Frayn’s greatest of comedies, Noises Off, a wicked love-song to the great age of touring rep, premiered in this very theatre.
The ‘technical difficulties’ that unexpectedly halted the opening night of Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith brought the house down. They couldn’t have been funnier than if they’d been planned.
The inimitable Kneehigh retools The Beggar’s Opera in Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs).
Dead Dog In A Suitcase comes with stellar ensemble performances and a visual feast, making for a show that is both highly theatrical and political – an effective combination with a necessary message.
Meera Syal, Lloyd Owen and Daniel Rigby have been cast in the Lyric Hammersmith production of Michael Frayn’s award winning Noises Off which runs from 27 June to 27 July 2019 2019.
Over the past decade, including three seasons at the National Theatre and extensive international touring, 1927 Productions’ dystopian The Animals and Children took to the Streets has racked up myriad accolades. Now returned to London after a four-year absence, it’s attracted another round of rave reviews. We’ve rounded up highlights. Time to get booking!
The hit 1927 theatre company returns with its classic 2010 show The Animals and Children Took to the Streets & it’s still so beautifully wonderful.
1927 Productions have won awards around the world for their dark, otherworldly shows that synchronise hand-made animation with performance, music and song. How many have you seen? Watch our trailer series for a glimpse. Their 2010 hit The Animals and Children took to the Streets returns this month for a strictly limited season. Time to get booking!