Tom Littler has taken one of literature’s most flamboyant and controversial writers of his generation and added his own twist. The Pictures of Dorian Gary runs smoothly and I would be as bold to say Oscar Wilde would have enjoyed this version of his novel too.
This production of Pictures of Dorian Gray at Jermyn Street Theatre is intriguing, and offers chances to see the parts played differently, but there are inevitable losses.
It was a bold idea on Tom Littler’s part to think of adapting Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray into a multi gender-swapping stage production.
The artistic love affair between August Strindberg’s ghost, playwright Howard Brenton and director Tom Littler continues to bear strange fruit in Creditors at the Jermyn Street Theatre.
Jermyn Street Theatre launches into its 25th anniversary year with a season of work that brings together celebrated theatrical figures Trevor Nunn and Howard Brenton with a rich array of exciting new talent.
Can parents be as childish as their offspring? Who’s really being assessed when it comes to Parents’ Evening at school? Jermyn Street Theatre has released a fantastic new show trailer for the European premiere of Bathsheba Doran’s 2010 Off-Broadway hit, with the action now relocated to the UK. Time to get booking!
British-born stage and screenwriter Bathsheba Doran is coming home care of Jermyn Street Theatre’s European premiere production of her 2010 hit Off-Broadway hit Parents’ Evening, which starts performances next week. Sneak a peek into the rehearsal room with stars Peter Hamilton Dyer and Amy Martson – and check out the team’s hilarious #SchooldaySelfies. Time to get booking!
Casting is announced today for the European premiere of Bathsheba Doran’s 2010 hit Off-Broadway two-hander Parents’ Evening, which has been relocated to the UK for its run at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre next month. Time to get booking!
Following his hugely successful first year as artistic director, Tom Littler is marking the start of his second year at the helm with a season of new work celebrating rebellious spirits.
A historic hit! Jermyn Street Theatre’s historic staging of Noel Coward’s full Tonight at 8.30 cycle has wowed the critics who attended this past weekend’s trilogy days. We’ve rounded up some of our favourite review quotes below, including from our own Cowardologist Libby Purves. Get your tickets before they’re all gone!
One of the pleasures for an amateur Cowardologist is spotting echoes and pre-echoes of other plays; and, not least, marvelling at the Master’s particular gift for sending up situations in one play which he takes with painful seriousness in another.
Got your tickets yet for Jermyn Street’s historic staging of Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8.30? It’s the first time that all nine plays in the cycle have been staged together in London since their 1936 premiere. Check out our gallery of production shots from the first three Bedroom Farces below – and then get booking!
We continue our series building up to the opening of Jermyn Street’s complete staging of Noel Coward’s Tonight at 8.30 with these new, rehearsal room videos from the cast introducing the nine plays in the cycle, not seen all together in London since their 1936 premiere. Watch onscreen below – and then get booking to watch onstage!
Before Brief Encounter, there was Still Life. Audiences now have a chance to see Noel Coward’s one-act play, which spawned David Lean’s classic film, as part of Jermyn Street Theatre’s complete cycle of nine short plays, which have not been seen all together in London since their 1936 premiere. Watch our video with Still Life’s new Laura – and then get booking!
Jermyn Street Theatre is reviving Noël Coward’s complete cycle of one-act plays, Tonight at 8.30, for the first time in London since Coward himself starred in the 1936 West End premiere. How well do you know the plays (beyond just Still Life, which later became immortalised onscreen as Brief Encounter)? Gen up below – and then get booking!
Final casting has been announced for the first complete London revival of Noël Coward’s Tonight at 8.30 since 1936, being staged by Jermyn Street Theatre as part of its The Reaction Season.
Jermyn Street Theatre’s The Reaction Season, running from 10 April to 18 August, will feature 15 plays and musicals – 12 of them one-act – based around themes of reacting and re-enacting.
Woman Before a Glass is about infamous art collector and socialite Peggy Guggenheim – also apt as the theatre is not too far away from where she opened her gallery Guggenheim Jeune exactly 80 years ago.
Howard Brenton’s adaptation of Strindberg’s Miss Julie is sharp and observant in which the tension is carefully built up in Tom Littler’s production.
Tom Littler directs, and is admirably unafraid to start leisurely, almost lazy, with desultory kitchen conversation, a meal eaten, long pauses and passing remarks between valet and cook.
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