Review Round Up: Othello, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Shakespeare’s Globe

Ellen McDougall’s production of Shakespeare’s tragedy is currently playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse – but what have critics been saying about it?  The Stage: **** “Ellen McDougall’s stunning staging tells the many stories of what it means to be female in this play.” The Guardian: *** “The cast go for a low-key, conversational style… Read More

Looking Inside at…Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Having opened to rave reviews last week,  production images for James MacDonald’s production playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre have been released.  In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor Nick and his wife Honey to their… Read More

NEWS: Cat (The Play) to Make West End Debut

It has been confirmed that Cat (The Play) will make its West End debut at the Ambassador’s Theatre on the 25th and 26th April.  A parody of show business, Cat (The Play) follows Dave through his turbulent theatrical career, starting from his first role as Jesus’ donkey in the original cast of Jesus Christ Superstar. As… Read More

Interview With… Declan Donnellan

The co-founder and joint Artistic Director of Cheek by Jowl talks about Cheek By Jowl’s production of The Winter’s Tale, which arrives at the Barbican in April following an international tour.  What attracted you to The Winter’s Tale, and why did you want to direct it, could you tell us a little bit about your… Read More