Martin McDonagh’s black comedy piece, co-produced by Chichester Festival Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith, proves to be a deeper exploration of family conflict and secrets than his The Lieutenant of Inishmore.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the Almeida Theatre’s new production of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth. It stars James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan, directed by Yael Farber.
THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH. Almeida, N1 THE SCOTTISH PLAY WE NEEDED Say what you like about star-casting and auteur-ish directors messing with Shakespeare, but sometimes a multiple Academy Award nominee has a trumpeted on a British … Continue reading →
Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart receives a masterful revival courtesy of Dominic Cooke at the National Theatre, starring Ben Daniels.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for screen-to-stage musical, now receiving its West End premiere at the Adelphi Theatre.
Burnt Lemon Theatre’s Tokyo Rose shows that you don’t need a big budget to stage a compelling musical.
Theatres were in trouble over the whole of 2020, and many are still waiting for audiences to return to their pre-pandemic levels.
I remember a student I was once trying to get to read more saying “What’s the point, there are just too many books”. Perhaps I’m beginning to have the same reaction to digital theatre – there’s so much more of it out there than I had ever anticipated and although I think I can claim I’ve covered a fair amount of ground there is still plenty to get to grips with.
A New Life (A Mini Musical) at the Traverse every lunchtime this week is certainly not ‘mini’ in its emotional scope or its ambition.
Cush Jumbo is excellent, and there’s a great Ophelia, but do we really need another Hamlet? Three hours plus at the Young Vic will soon tell you
Emma Clarendon chatted to Maia about directing and designing the puppets for There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom and Other Stories for the Little Angel Theatre.
We chatted to Molly about starring in the European premiere of Paula Vogel’s play Indecent at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
The Greek myths have endured across the centuries partly because they are timeless stories that can be endlessly updated and reinvented.
Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the new revival of The Memory of Water. Shelagh Stephenson’s play originally premiered at Hampstead Theatre in 1996.
Do these two pieces push the idea of audio theatre to its limits? Probably and the results are highly pleasing
The writer and performer chatted to us about the upcoming UK tour of Where To Belong based on his own life story.
Libby Purves is tempted to see The Memory of Water at Hampstead Theatre again, just to feel a more solidly packed audience laughing and gasping around her. That’s how much fun it was.
Love London Love Culture chats to Witney White about Rime of the Second Sister, the last instalment of 45North’s Written on the Waves series.
Arthur Smith pays homage to his (extra) ordinary Dad in Syd which premiered at 2018’s Fringe and is now an online show recorded at Falmouth and being streamed via the Pleasance.
Love London Love Culture round up the reviews for Kae Tempest’s play Paradise, reimagining a Greek legend now playing at the National Theatre.