The Southbury Child is a fine play, sharply written with some really strong unexpected laughs and a heartstopping ending. Its subtleties of character ask a great deal (not in vain) from the cast.
Three-time Olivier award-winning Alex Jennings will lead the cast in the world premiere of The Southbury Child, the new play by BAFTA winner Stephen Beresford directed by Nicholas Hytner.
Chichester Theatre has announced details for the first productions of its 60th-anniversary festival season. The full 2022 Festival season will be unveiled in February.
The Old Vic has announced In Camera: Playback, a limited series offering people the chance to revisit the first three live streamed Old Vic: In Camera productions.
Good things come to those who wait, an axiom that applies in duplicate to Stephen Beresford’s latest play Three Kings screened via the Old Vic’s innovative In Camera series for just five performances.
John Chapman ties up a few loose ends by catching up with short play/film Shielders as part of the Traverse Theatre Festival and the live stream of Stephen Beresford’s play Three Kings, starring Andrew Scott and streamed from The Old Vic.
Three Kings, beautifully written by Stephen Beresford, gives Andrew Scott even more scope to sprinkle his performance magic. Created especially for the Old Vic’s In Camera season, it is described as a scratch performance but only the lack of embellishments like set and fancy lighting give any sign of this.
Following the success of The Old Vic’s socially distanced In Camera production of Lungs, featuring Claire Foy and Matt Smith, Andrew Scott will star in new Stephen Beresford play Three Kings, streamed live from the venue’s empty auditorium.
Alex Jennings will lead the cast in the world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new play The Southbury Child, directed by Nicholas Hytner at London’s Bridge Theatre in April.
Fancy three and a half hours of Ingmar Bergman? At least the Old Vic’s seats are comfortable for Fanny and Alexander with a marvellous Penelope Wilton.
Ingmar Berman’s masterpiece Fanny & Alexander is brought to the Old Vic stage (playing until 14 April 2018), starring Penelope Wilton. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…
It may be better not to have seen the movie Fanny & Alexander. Coming to the stage version untainted you’ll have a stronger chance to enjoy an exuberant energy and ribald theatricality that doesn’t really characterise Bergman films.
Full casting – including Penelope Wilton – is announced today for the new stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1982 Swedish drama film Fanny & Alexander, which runs at London’s Old Vic Theatre from 21 February to 14 April 2018.
200 days ahead of its 200th birthday, The Old Vic today (24 October 2017) marks the launch of its bicentenary and Matthew Warchus’ third year as Artistic Director of The Old Vic with a season of world premiere productions
The Old Vic today announces Artistic Director Matthew Warchus‘ second season, continuing a wide-ranging programme that includes world premieres, new writing, musicals, classic revivals and The Old Vic Variety Nights. There will also be a new strand of children’s programming to engage the next generation of theatregoers, demonstrating Matthew’s ‘something for everyone’ approach. Season 2 marks Glenda Jackson’s return to …