Review Round Up: The Mirror and the Light, Gielgud Theatre

We round up the reviews for the third and final play instalment of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall Trilogy. The Guardian: *** “It’s not that the play is lacking in wit or grace. Co-written by Mantel with its star, Ben Miles, it mines some of the novel’s best scenes: when a newly wed Jane Seymour (a nicely… Read More

NEWS: The Mirror and the Light Extends West End Run

The production based on the concluding part of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy is now booking for an additional eight weeks until the 23rd January. The news of the extension comes as rehearsal images are released as the cast and company prepare for the show to make its world premiere debut at the Gielgud Theatre… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced The Mirror and the Light

The stage adaptation of the the third and final part of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy will run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 23rd September. Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced initial casting for the upcoming production of The Mirror and The Light, adapted for the stage by by Dame Hilary… Read More

Review Round Up: The Lehman Trilogy, National Theatre

Sam Mendes directs this production of Stefano Massini’s play starring Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles and Adam Godley. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: ***** “The joy of Mendes’s impeccable production lies in watching the actors at work as they switch genders and ages to evoke multiple characters.” There Ought to… Read More

NEWS: Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale Cast in The Lehman Trilogy

Casting for the National Theatre’s upcoming production of Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy has been confirmed.  The National Theatre has confirmed that Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will be taking on the roles of the Lehman brothers in Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, playing at the theatre from July. Directed by Sam Mendes, this co-production with  Neal Street Productions has been adapted for the… Read More

Review Round Up… Sunset at the Villa Thalia @National Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play stars Elizabeth McGovern and Ben Miles – but what have critics thought about it?  The Evening Standard: ** Henry Hitchings found that: “But this is a contrived play from a writer who has previously done much wiser and more sophisticated work. ” Londonist: **** Chris Bridges was more enthusiastic saying: “Who… Read More

PREVIEW: Sunset at the Villa Thalia, National Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s new play directed by Simon Godwin will run at the National Theatre’s Dorfman Theatre from the 25th May until the 4th August.   Featuring designs by Hildegard Bechtler , lighting by Natasha Chivers, music by Michael Bruce, movement by Jonathan Goddard and sound design by Tom Gibbons, the play looks at the… Read More