If you’ve been starved of productions to make you think, Copenhagen at Mayflower Mast Studios, Southampton is an excellent way to ease yourself back into a stalls seat and re-engage your brain.
A digital production of Waiting for Lefty, updated to the modern day, breathes some sharp, fresh air into the Zoom theatre form.
The Royal Court’s Living Newspaper continues with edition #5 which feels a little less reactive to the headlines and a little more reflective on the state of the world as we find it today.
Casting has been announced for the first two plays in the Theatre Royal Bath’s WELCOME BACK Season this autumn, running from 14 October to 12 December 2020. Two of the country’s leading actresses, Nancy Carroll and Haydn Gwynne, are joined by a distinguished cast of experienced stage and screen performers.
Henry IV Part 1 is a fast-paced, fun production that speaks to our politically unstable times – a great way to start the new season.
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced its summer season 2019. The celebration and interrogation of ‘our sceptred isle’ through Shakespeare’s history plays continues with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V, while elsewhere there is A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018’s As You Like It.
Behold the 2017 fosterIAN award nominations, recognising the acting performances that stood out for me, the ones that made me sit up, and sometimes stand up.
Award-heavy American play about the Oslo Accords is informative, moving and highly entertaining.
As any story going behind-the-scenes of history, Oslo gives audiences a thrilling and enthralling sense of being, for once, on the ‘inside’ of events. And Rogers keeps personalities and the narrative rattling along.