NEWS: Michael Blakemore to Direct UK Premiere of The Life at the Southwark Playhouse

Michael Blakemore will direct Sharon D. Clarke and Cornell S. John in a production of Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman’s musical at the Southwark Playhouse  from the 25th March until the 29th April.  Featuring a rarely hear score by composer Cy Coleman (City of Angels, Sweet Charity, Barnum), The Life exposes the darker side of life in 1980’s… Read More

Review Round Up: King Lear, Old Vic Theatre

Glenda makes a stage return playing Shakespeare’s King Lear – but what have critics been making of Deborah Warner’s  production?  The Guardian: **** “Jackson’s performance catches perfectly the zigzag patterns of Lear’s mix of insight and insanity.” The Telegraph: **** “Some of those flourishes – including the lobbing of one of Gloucester’s eyeballs out into… Read More

REVIEW: Love & Friendship

It is refreshing to have a Jane Austen adaption based on one of her lesser known novellas – but it does expose the flaws of the original story that is perhaps less full filling in comparison to her better known novels.  Based on Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan, the story follows Lady Susan Vernon who… Read More

NEWS: Zoonation’s The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is Reimagined for the Roundhouse

The family friendly spectacular show will be performed at the Roundhouse from the 30th December until the 22nd January 2017.  Following a successful run at the Royal Opera House in 2014, the Royal Ballet and ZooNation production will burst onto the stage at the Roundhouse this December. The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is a show… Read More