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.
✭✭✭✩✩ Careful ensemble piece:
There are no real surprises or any great excitement to be had in Bold Girls at theSpace on the Mile, but there are some solid performances by a promising young cast.
Rona Munro’s immense historical trilogy The James Plays – about the Kings James I, II and III of Scotland – will return to Edinburgh’s Festival Theatre in February 2016, then tour in a unique format nationally and internationally. The trilogy, originally produced by the NTS with the National Theatre and the EIF, will open for previews on 3 February 2016, opening on Saturday 6, and a full trilogy again on Saturday 13 February.
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