Interview With…James Clyde

We chatted to James about starring in The Darkest Part of the Night at the Kiln Theatre. Hi James could you explain what The Darkest Part of the Night is about? The Darkest Part of the Night is the story of Dwight, a West Indian boy growing up in Leeds in the early 1980s. Dwight’s undiagnosed… Read More

REVIEW: The Darkest Part of the Night, Kiln Theatre

This new play by Zodwa Nyoni could be a little sharper pacing wise but it is still a thoughtful and compassionate look at family, racism and discrimination. This family drama by Zodwa Nyoni and directed with great sensitivity by Nancy Medina is compellingly moving to watch thanks to a range of factors that highlight the… Read More

REVIEW: The Seagull, Harold Pinter Theatre

Jamie Lloyd’s quietly compelling production features a cast at the top of their game, but Anya Reiss’s adaptation is a little slow to get going. Love, jealousy, fame, parent and child relationships and artistic differences are just a few of the themes that emerge and intertwine in Chekov’s play and still somewhat vividly brought to… Read More

NEWS: Richard Coyle to Play Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird

It has been announced that the stage and screen actor will take on the role in Bartlett Sher’s production at the Gielgud Theatre. Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman have confirmed that acclaimed stage and screen actor Richard Coyle will return to the West End to play the iconic role of Atticus Finch in the current production of To Kill a Mockingbird.… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for the Bridge Theatre’s John Gabriel Borkman

Henrik Ibsen’s play will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 24th September. Joining the previously announced Simon Russell Beale, who will play the title role, the production will also star: Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim.  Final casting will be announced at a later date.  John Gabriel Borkman, once an illustrious entrepreneur,… Read More

REVIEW: Mad House, Ambassadors Theatre

This dark family play examines with great intensity family structures, grief, greed and mental health to brilliant effect. Watching this compelling, if at times difficult to watch, play by Theresa Rebeck unfolding it has a real feel of a modern classic family play that somewhat brutally dissects what it means to be part of a… Read More

REVIEW: Evelyn, Southwark Playhouse

Tom Ratcliffe’s compelling play challenges our thoughts and opinions to great effect, while also offering a raw emotional experience. How would react if you discovered someone who gave a false alibi to a murderer had been given a whole new identity and moved into your area? That is the question that lies at the centre… Read More

Review Round Up: Mad House, Ambassadors Theatre

We take a look at what critics have had to say about the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck‘s play. The Guardian: *** “That is not to say that this play does not have rich and gripping moments: there is good insight into unresolved hurt in sibling relationships, especially the way Michael’s mental health issues have overshadowed… Read More

NEWS: Olivier Nominated Play Cruise to Return to the West End

Jack Holden’s play will play at the Apollo Theatre from the 13th August until the 4th September. Producers Aria Entertainment and Lambert Jackson have announced that the Olivier Award nominated play will return to London this August for a limited run until the 4th September. Written and performed by Jack Holden (Ten Per Cent, Amazon… Read More

Review Round Up: The Glass Menagerie, The Duke of York’s Theatre

We discover what critics have had to say about Jeremy Herrin’s revival of Tennessee Williams’s classic play. WhatsOnStage: *** “It’s altogether a cosier two and a half hours than you might expect: it’s a production which handles its audience and characters carefully, unafraid of its own quietness. The lasting impression is more of a mood… Read More