NEWS: Cast Announced for Antic Disposition’s Production of Richard III

Antic Disposition have announced casting for its upcoming UK touring production of Richard III, touring from the 14th July.  Touring to six of England’s most historic cathedrals and London’s ancient Temple Church this summer, Antic Disposition have confirmed casting for Ben Horslen and John Risebero’s production. The cast is set to include Toby Manley, Chris Courtenay, Charles… Read More

Shows Opening: July 2017

As we zoom through June and head towards July here is a guide to just a few of the shows opening next month….  1.Apologia, Trafalgar Studios: opening for previews from the 29th July, Emmy Award winner Stockard Channing will star in this new production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play, directed by Jamie Lloyd. Kristin Miller is… Read More

NEWS: Jermyn Street Theatre to Become Producing House

The news comes as Tom Littler announces first season as Artistic Director.  Artistic Director Tom Littler has announced his intentions to transform the Jermyn Street Theatre into a producing theatre, having previously operated as a receiving house, producing one or two productions a year. Now for the the first time in its 23 years history, the… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Apologia at Trafalgar Studios

More casting for Jamie Lloyd’s production of Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play has been confirmed.  This revival production will see Doctor Who and Deadwood star Freema Agyeman play Claire opposite Stockard Channing who will be taking on the role of Kristin Miller. In addition, it has also been announced that Olivier Award nominee Desmond Barrit will take on the role of… Read More

New Dates Confirmed for The Paper Birds’ Tour of Mobile

The Paper Birds have confirmed new dates for their touring production of Mobile, now booking until the 22nd October.  Staged in a caravan, this co-commissioned production by Live Theatre and The Marlowe Theatre will see The Paper Birds visiting the length of the country with this inventive and intimate piece of verbatim theatre about class, family and… Read More

PREVIEW: Mary Stuart, Duke of York’s Theatre

It has been announced that Robert Icke’s production will transfer to the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 13th January 2018.  Having enjoyed a successful run at the Almeida Theatre in 2016, Robert Icke’s production will now transfer to the West End and will see Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams reprising their roles as Elizabeth I and… Read More

Review Round Up: Hamlet, Harold Pinter Theatre

Robert Icke’s production starring Sherlock star Andrew Scott has transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre. Here’s a guide to what critics have been saying about it:  The Stage: ***** “Andrew Scott still delivers one of the great Shakespearean performances of recent years.” WhatsOnStage: ***** “The triumph of Robert Icke’s direction and Scott’s sensational central performance,… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for 50th anniversary Production of Joe Orton’s Loot

Michael Fentiman’s production will play at the Park Theatre from the 17th August.  Uproarious slapstick meets dubious morals as two young friends, Hal (Frenchum) and Dennis (Demba), stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin, attempting to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a gold-digging nurse and a… Read More

Review Round Up: Anatomy of a Suicide, Royal Court Theatre

Katie Mitchell directs Alice Birch’s play, being performed at the Royal Court Theatre as part of the theatre’s Jerwood New Playwrights programme. But what have critics been saying about it?  Culture Whisper: **** “Birch and Mitchell trace one story, following the tangle of genetics and trauma to show corrosion and recovery.” Time Out: ***** “It’s Mitchell’s… Read More

NEWS: Brand New Production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution to Open On Southbank

It has been announced that a brand new production of Agatha Christie’s classic Witness for the Prosecution will be performed at the  London County Hall from the 6th October.  This new production will be directed by Lucy Bailey and will be performed in the chamber of London County Hall from the 6th October until the… Read More