Discover what the critics made of the stage adaptation of Louis de Bernières’ novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
It seems appropriate that Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, the 1990s beach novel that launched a hundred thousand package holidays to Kefalonia should itself be staged in a lightly air-conditioned theatre that’s currently hotter than Greece.
The stage adaptation of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Louis De Bernières’ award-winning book about love in the war-torn Island of Cephalonia, has come to London’s West End after a successful regional tour.
This touring production of Captain’s Corelli’s Mandolin allows aching heartbreak to overcome any nods to cloying sentimentality.
The first major stage production of Louis de Bernières’ best-selling novel Captain Corelli’s Mandolin will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London’s West End from 4 July to 31 August 2019 following a hugely successful UK tour. There will be a gala opening night on 10 July.
Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitešić will play Hélène and Sophia respectively in Two Ladies, a new play by Nancy Harris to be directed by Nicholas Hytner for the London Theatre Company at the Bridge Theatre.
Following Melly Still’s moving and visually stunning production of The Lovely Bones last year, I had high hopes for her latest literary adaptation, Louis de Bernières’ Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (1994).
A new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s seminal 1818 gothic horror novel Frankenstein is set to depict Shelley onstage, as she unfolds her monstrous tale of creature and creator.
Rebus: Long Shadows is a bit of a mixed bag, lacking in intensity and with a plot which is overly complicated, but the production is suitably atmospheric and engaging to watch unfold.
The past catches up with the whisky-swilling ex-DI in Rebus: Long Shadows, a brooding, noirish, thriller especially written by Rankin for the stage and skilfully adapted by Rona Munro.
After a sell-out run in June this year in which Laura Linney made her London theatre debut, she will return to the Bridge Theatre to reprise the title role in Richard Eyre’s production of My Name is Lucy Barton.
Despite boasting the talents of two of Scotland’s greatest writers and a more than adequate cast, Rebus: Long Shadows is nowhere near as compelling as the stage debut of Edinburgh’s most celebrated fictional policeman should be.
The first major stage production of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, based on the best-selling novel by Louis de Bernières will tour the UK in 2019, 25 years after the book was first published.
Based on Elizabeth Strout’s short novel, My Name is Lucy Barton sees Laura Linney making her London debut in this production. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.
I would pay a lot to see the wonderful Laura Linney, in a space and production like this, telling any number of other stories. But maybe not this Elizabeth Strout one. But it’s a class act, and could well be absolutely for you.
Golden Globe and Emmy award-winning Laura Linney will make her London Theatre debut in Pulitzer Prize-winning Elizabeth Strout’s My Name is Lucy Barton, directed by Richard Eyre at London’s Bridge Theatre.
National Museum reveals James Plays objects: The National Museum of Scotland has organised an event bringing together historians and theatre makers who are concerned with the James Plays, currently playing at Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre.
Eighteen months after their first outing, the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of the James Plays trilogy remains a theatrical event worth anybody’s time and money.
The actor playing the title role in James II in the National Theatre of Scotland’s James Plays trilogy was rushed to hospital on Saturday, following an incident during an on-stage football game.
“Two winter’s tales”: Tracks of the Winter Bear, the Traverse’s pre-Christmas show which plays up until Christmas Eve, is an odd beast.
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