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Press Pass: All the reviews on Jesse Eisenberg and The Spoils

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

In my years of covering theatre, I’ve seen a lot of Hollywood stars make their West End debuts, but I’ve rarely, if ever, seen it done with quite so much aplomb. Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar – best known internationally for, respectively, multiple films including The Social Network, and US sitcom The Big Bang Theory – are both totally at home onstage and totally at ease with one another.

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NEWS: Rotterdam transfers from Theatre503 to Trafalgar Studios in July

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Following a successful run at Theatre503 last year, Jon Brittain’s Rotterdam returns to the London stage this summer, for a limited season at the Trafalgar Studios. Running at the Trafalgar Studios from the 26th July until the 27th August, this production directed by Donnacadh O’Briain will see Anna Martine, Alice McCarthy, Ed Eales-White and Jessica Clark reprise their roles.

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FIREBIRD – West End

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

Smart and authentic writing meets a riveting West End debut in Firebird at Trafalgar Studios. In his first venture to the downstairs studio at Hampstead Theatre, Ed Hall has found a remarkable first script from Phil Davies, and cast it with the explosive talent of just-out-of-ArtsEd Callie Cooke.

FIREBIRD – West End

In London theatre, News, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Firebird marks Phil Davies’ first full-length play and he has undoubtedly cast extremely well for his cleverly crafted script. Making her professional debut when it was at Hampstead Downstairs, Callie Cooke reprises her role as Tia, a vulnerable teenager who has been in care since she was three.