Review Round Up… The Invisible Hand @Tricycle Theatre

American banker Nick Bright knows that his freedom comes at a price. Confined to a cell within the depths of rural Pakistan, every second counts. Who will decide his fate? His captors, or the whims of the market? Indhu Rubasingham directs Ayad Akhtar’s political play – but what have critics made of it?  The Guardian: *** Michael… Read More

Review Round Up…Blue/Orange @Young Vic Theatre

Matthew Xia directs this production of Joe Penhall’s play about race,ethics, sanity and prejudice at the Young Vic Theatre.  Time Out:****Andrzej Lukowski wrote: “all credit to Xia and cast for making this sardonic comment on another time and place feel horribly and exuberantly timeless.” WhatsOnstage.com: *** Matt Trueman said: “Matthew Xia’s production, though it shows how… Read More

Review Round Up…King John, Rose Theatre Kingston

Trevor Nunn returns to the Rose Theatre in Kingston to direct one of Shakespeare’s lesser known plays. Having opened on Wednesday, what have critics been saying about the production?  The Telegraph:*** Dominic Cavendish said: ” Shakespeare reacquires the shock of the new and, for Sir Trevor, theatrical victory is snatched from the jaws of defeat.” The… Read More