A.R. Gurney’s play Love Letters starring Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove will reopen London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited season from 19 May to 13 June 2021.
Gore Vidal’s novel is fascinating and compelling but its power is diminished on stage.
A good old-fashioned play about good old-fashioned politics. Gore Vidal’s 1960 satire The Best Man is based around the Democratic convention where in reality JFK won his nomination.
Although The Best Man’s message — that being defeated can be a victory of sorts — is appealingly paradoxical, it is unlikely to make your heart race very fast.
The Best Man says nothing directly about today’s White House or the most recent struggle to occupy it – obliquely though, there’s insight aplenty.
Love London Love Culture picks five of the best shows to book for in March including The Best Man, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Caroline, Or Change.
Martin Shaw stars in the West End premiere of Gore Vidal’s sharp political drama The Best Man, coming tothe Playhouse Theatre in February, with a cast that also features Maureen Lipman, Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, Honeysuckle Weeks and Glynis Barber.
Jeff Fahey, Jack Shepherd, Glynis Barber, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Powell and Gemma Jones join Martin Shaw in the first major UK production of Gore Vidal’s political drama The Best Man.
Martin Shaw leads the cast in the timely UK premiere of Gore Vidal’s award winning political thriller, The Best Man, about ambition, political scandal, ruthlessness… and the race for the white house.
Marking the One Hundredth anniversary of the first UK production of Harold Brighouse’s classic comedy, HOBSON’S CHOICE will play at London’s Vaudeville Theatre for a limited season, Wednesday 8 June to Saturday 10 September 2016. It’s directed by Jonathan Church and stars Martin Shaw.