Review Round Up: Persona, Riverside Studios

Find out what critics made of this stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film, officially reopening the Riverside Studios. The Guardian: ** “The original Persona always felt like a fusing of the sensibilities of Bergman and his lead actors, whereas the dominance here of the narrator turns Krige and Mngcwengi into his marionettes, which hardly… Read More

First Look at…Persona, Riverside Studios

Production images have been released for the first production in the newly renovated Riverside Studios. Now in previews at the Riverside Studios, this new stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film is directed by Paul Schoolman and will continue to play until the 23rd February. Renowned stage actress, Elizabet, has suffered a psychological breakdown and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 12th January

Here’s a guide to some of the most popular reads on LLLC this week…. Interview with Alice Krige: we chatted to the actress about starring in Persona, the first production to reopen the Riverside Studios, playing from the 21st January. Interview with Ron Elisha: the playwright spoke to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere production… Read More

Interview With…Alice Krige

The actress spoke to Emma Clarendon about starring in the stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman’s film at the Riverside Studios. For those not familiar with the film what is ‘Persona’ about? Persona happens on several levels at once. It is a psychological drama about a famous actress, Elizabet, who has without explanation or apparent reason… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for World Premiere Stage Production of Ingmar Bergman’s Persona

The production will officially reopen the Riverside Studios from the 21st January. Adapted from Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 iconic Swedish psychological movie by Paul Schoolman, the cast for the world premiere stage production includes Olivier Award winner Alice Krige, who returns to the London stage following two decades of working in Hollywood movies and on hit… Read More