Mark St Germain’s play Freud’s Last Session at the King’s Head Theatre in Islington is a compact yet powerful play which imagines a clash of intellect and reasoning between two famous minds.
VIDEO: Who wins a debate between Sigmund Freud & CS Lewis? Freud’s Last Session post-show Q&A
Mark St Germain’s play Freud’s Last Session, first seen Off-Broadway in 2010 and now receiving its European premiere at London’s King’s Head Theatre, pits two of the 20th-century greatest thinkers against one another.
‘A fantastic night of debate to expand one’s mind’: FREUD’S LAST SESSION – King’s Head Theatre ★★★★
Sigmund Freud, one of the most renowned neurologists of his time, changed the way the world thinks with his views and published works on, love, god and sex.
‘This play debates the big issues. Is there a God? Do we own our lives?’: Director Peter Darney on Freud’s Last Session
King’s Head Theatre associate artist Peter Darney returns to Islington to direct the European premiere of Mark St Germain’s award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session. He took time out from rehearsals to tell us about Sigmund Freud, CS Lewis and why we need to support live theatre now.
NEWS: Off-Broadway hit Freud’s Last Session gets its European premiere at King’s Head
Mark St Germain’s award-winning 2010 Off-Broadway play Freud’s Last Session gets its European premiere in January at London’s King’s Head Theatre, with a real-life psychiatrist playing Sigmund Freud.
‘Beautifully staged revival’: THE UNEXPECTED GUEST – Sonning ★★★★
There are no overblown performances or histrionics in The Unexpected Guest, but, instead a pacey and engaging thriller with terrific turns by the entire ensemble.
‘Remains a ripping yarn & a jolly entertaining night’: THE UNEXPECTED GUEST – Sonning
If you fancy an evening of cutting-edge, experimental, hard-hitting theatre, you might want to look elsewhere. But if you want to see a British institution, directed by a British institution, in thoroughly British surroundings, The Unexpected Guest remains a ripping yarn and a jolly entertaining night.
‘Keeps you guessing right until the end’: THE UNEXPECTED GUEST – Sonning ★★★★
Expertly directed by Brian Blessed, this charming quintessentially British murder mystery is a thoroughly enjoyable evening out.
Review: Three Lions (St James’s Theatre)
Three Lions, a determinedly comedic kickabout, has been kicking about the provinces for a couple of years now since it kicked off at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival. So long, in fact, you may have forgotten the issues: in December 2010 newish PM David Cameron, oldish soccer ace David Beckham and just-engaged-to-Kate Prince William fronted the England […]
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