Using examples from the past 180 years, Four Poems From Ukraine oscillates between poems performed in English (by actors in London and Toronto), and Ukrainian actors performing in their native language (with English subtitles), with filmed footage of the bombsites of Irpin.
‘An interesting piece of theatre that holds its meaning just out of reach’: THE FOREST – Hampstead Theatre
Florian Zeller’s puzzles of the mind (The Father, The Mother, The Son, The Height of the Storm) continue to baffle audiences in his new play, The Forest, now in residence at Hampstead’s main house.
‘Undoubtedly stylish but seriously underwhelming’: THE FOREST – Hampstead Theatre
Like being given a jigsaw with no corner pieces, the challenges of putting together what is happening in Florian Zeller’s The Forest means it is hardly worth the trip to the Hampstead Theatre.
‘A brilliant example of a post-dramatic play’: THE FOREST – Hampstead Theatre
Florian Zeller’s superbly anti-naturalistic play is a philosophical puzzle that dissects our existential solitude.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Forest at Hampstead Theatre
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of Florian Zeller’s new play The Forest, directed by Jonathan Kent and starring Toby Stephens at London’s Hampstead Theatre.
‘Like looking at broken mirror pieces’: THE FOREST – Hampstead Theatre ★★★★
The play follows Pierre, a successful surgeon who’s married and the father of a grown-up daughter, as he juggles his professional and family life with having a mistress.
‘An extraordinary piece about infidelity, guilt & distorted reality’: THE FOREST – Hampstead Theatre
It has been an extraordinarily fruitful partnership between writer Florian Zeller and translator-playwright Christopher Hampton over the past few years with adaptations of Zeller’s disconnected family saga The Father, The Mother and The Son.
‘Ensemble acting of this quality is rare’: A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★★
Don’t miss it A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Makes you laugh, makes you think. Makes you realise Toby Stephens is one of our finest.
WATCH: How to talk about disability & A Day in the Death of Joe Egg in 2019?
Mate Terri Paddock chaired a post-show discussion at the West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg with director Simon Evans and the cast.
‘It swells your heart & breaks it’: A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★
Peter Nichols’ 1967 comedy A Day In The Death of Joe Egg demonstrates both how far we’ve come in our treatment of and attitudes towards disability but equally how the moral dilemmas and struggles remain.
‘Issues raised remain vivid’: A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG – Trafalgar Studios
This sharp and starry revival of Peter Nichols’ taboo-busting fantasia A Day in the Death of Joe Egg is pretty magnificent.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at Trafalgar Studios
We round up the latest reviews for this new production of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg at Trafalgar Studios, directed by Simon Evans.
New post-show Q&A: Join Terri for stellar West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock is back at London’s Trafalgar Studios on 7 October for the hotly anticipated West End revival Peter Nichols’ A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. Got any questions for director and cast?
NEWS: Patricia Hodge joins the cast of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Olivier Award winner and Miranda star Patricia Hodge will join the cast of Peter Nichols’ A Day in the Death of Joe Egg opposite Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner, running at London’s Trafalgar Studios from 21 September to 30 November 2019.
NEWS: Toby Stephens & Claire Skinner will star in a West End revival of A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner will make their long-awaited returns to the West End stage this autumn in Peter Nichols’ play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.
OSLO – National Theatre & West End
Award-heavy American play about the Oslo Accords is informative, moving and highly entertaining.
OSLO – National Theatre & West End ★★★★
As any story going behind-the-scenes of history, Oslo gives audiences a thrilling and enthralling sense of being, for once, on the ‘inside’ of events. And Rogers keeps personalities and the narrative rattling along.
OSLO – National Theatre & West End ★★★★★
This is a three-hour historical political play about Middle East negotiations in the 1990s: and it is absolutely thrilling.
OSLO – National Theatre & West End ★★★
Oslo, a new play from JT Rogers is evidently meticulously researched. It is a tale of diplomacy and negotiation, and as a history lesson, it offers moments that are fascinating.
PHOTOS: Inside rehearsals of… Oslo at the National Theatre
As rehearsals continue for the UK premiere of Tony Award-winning play OSLO, here’s a glimpse of Toby Stephens, Lydia Leonard, Peter Polycarpou and the cast in the rehearsal room.
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