Review Round Up: Lungs, Old Vic Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Lungs, starring Matt Smith and Claire Foy. WhatsonStage: **** “Its smartness resides in the fact that it takes a big, unwieldy subject – climate change and its effect on people’s decision-making as they try to consider the future of the planet – and boils it into… Read More

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NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Mike Bartlett’s Snowflake

The London premiere of Mike Bartlett’s new play will take place at the Kiln Theatre from the 10th December. Full casting has been announced Clare Lizzimore’s production of Mike Bartlett’s new play Snowflake, which transfers to London’s Kiln Theatre following on from a run at the Old Fire Station in Oxford. Reprising their roles from… Read More

REVIEW: Great Expectations, National Youth Theatre, Southwark Playhouse

This gothic interpretation of the classic story by Charles Dickens is performed with great insight by the National Youth Theatre. Deeply psychological, this National Youth Theatre production featuring an adaption by Neil Bartlett, is consistently intense and filled with utterly compelling performances from all of the cast. Great Expectations follows Pip, who is taken from… Read More

Interview With…Jessica Duffield

The actress chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Maxine Peake’s play about cyclist Beryl Burton at the Arcola Theatre. Hi thanks so much for talking to me. For those who don’t know what is ‘Beryl’ about? ‘Beryl’ is the incredible story of Beryl Burton the astonishing, record-breaking cyclist from Morley, Yorkshire, who, against the… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Uncle Vanya

The production will play at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 14th January 2020. Further casting has been confirmed for Ian Rickson’s upcoming production of Anton Chekov’s Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter Theatre from January. Joining the previously announced Richard Armitage and Toby Jones in the production will be: Rosalind Eleazar (The Personal History of… Read More

REVIEW: The Girl Who Fell, Trafalgar Studios

Sarah Rutherford’s powerful and honest play examines grief, mental health and the influence of social media in a brilliantly sensitive way. Tackling issues such as mental health and grief through a refreshingly different way, The Girl Who Fell takes an honest look at the effect that suicide has on people from all angles – her… Read More

NEWS: Adam Lazarus’s Daughter to Premiere in London

Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2018, Adam Lazarus’s play will make its London debut next year at the Battersea Arts Centre. Directed by Ann-Marie Kerr, Adam Lazarus’s play is a dark satire that confronts toxic masculinity head on as seen through the eyes of an engaging and troubled man. Through… Read More

NEWS: Antic Disposition’s A Christmas Carol to Return to Middle Temple Hall

The company’s festive retelling of this classic story returns to Middle Temple Hall for its fifth season. Antic Disposition’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol will play at the Middle Temple Hall for a limited run from the 21st to the 30th December it has been announced. Back for its fifth season at the venue, Ben… Read More

Interview With…Anyebe Godwin

The actor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Arinze Kene’s Little Baby Jesus at the Orange Tree Theatre. Hi Anyebe – could you tell me a bit more about what Little Baby Jesus is about? Hi, Little Baby Jesus is about the truthful, fun, awkward and sometimes difficult parts of growing up. It’s about… Read More

Interview With…Anna Walden

The director chatted to Emma Clarendon about her new theatre company The Undertow Collective and their first production Orphée. Could you explain what Orphée is about? Orphée is an adaption of Jean Cocteau’s 1950 film of the same name. It is a devised piece which has been in the works since spring of this past year. Orphée stands… Read More