Review Roundup: Hapgood @Hampstead Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s play Hapgood opened at the Hampstead Theatre last night (9th December) so here is a selection of reviews that have come in so far.  The Evening Standard: *** Fiona Mountford said: “I have not been so bewildered in a theatre for a long time as here. And that’s not a nice feeling.” Whatsonstage: *** Mark… Read More

Review Roundup: Carlos Acosta: A Classical Selection @London Coliseum

Carlos Acosta and friends dazzle in this rich and varied programme focusing on his favourite pieces from the classical repertoire – but what did the critics think?  The Guardian: **** Judith Mackrell said: “Acosta’s artistry also shines in Les Bourgeois, a drunken solo setting of the classic Jacques Brel song. I hate drunks in ballet – the… Read More

Cast Announced for Premiere of One of Those

The casting for the premiere of One of Those at the Tristan Bates Theatre from the 26th January to the 13th February has been announced.  Set on a long and quiet train journey to Cornwall, James and Laura meet for the first time. In the next carriage, Philip and Davina are looking forward to spending some… Read More

NEWS: Kasper Holten to Leave Royal Opera in 2017

Chief Executive of the Royal Opera House, Alex Beard has announced the departure of Kasper Holten, Director of Opera who will be leaving the company in 2017.  In a letter to staff, Kasper Holten wrote that: “I love working at ROH – and with all the amazing colleagues here – and it feels very painful… Read More

Coming Soon… Rise of the Foot Soldier 2

Audiences should prepare to get reintroduced to one of the most feared men in home entertainment Carlton Leech as he returns to Essex…  (Warning: trailer contains strong language – not suitable for children)  Rise of the Footsoldier 2 is released in cinemas  tomorrow (11th December), before being available on Blu-ray, DVD and on demand from… Read More

Review: Carlos Acosta: A Classical Selection, London Coliseum

This evening is as much as a celebration of ballet as it is about the extraordinary talents of Carlos Acosta and the other members of The Royal Ballet.  Celebrating 26 years on stage, Carlos Acosta has put together a selection of works that highlight some of his favourite pieces from the classical repertoire as well… Read More