Inside the Rehearsals of…Mother Courage and Her Children, Southwark Playhouse

Rehearsals are now underway for the upcoming production of Bertolt Brecht’s play, directed by Hannah Chissick.  In a land ravaged by war, Mother Courage pulls her cart with her three children in the wake of the army, trading with soldiers and attempting to make profit from the war. Widely considered to be one of the greatest… Read More

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Review Round Up: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Donmar Warehouse

Lenny Henry makes his Donmar debut in the theatre’s revival of Bertolt Brecht’s play. Here is what critics have been saying about the production so far…  The Guardian: **** “The second half loses momentum in parts – fault of the hotchpotch structure – but this show, if it is theatrical polish you are after, shines.”… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Young Vic Production of Life of Galileo

BAFTA winning director Joe Wright directs this new production of Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo, playing at the Young Vic Theatre from the 6th May.  The casting for the new production is set to include Brendan Cowell as the title role, Billy Howle as Andrea, Paul Hunter as Sagredo and Anjana Vasan as Virginia. The full company also… Read More

NT Live Announces Broadcast of The Threepenny Opera

Rufus Norris’ production of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera will be broadcast live to cinemas around the world as part of the NT Live season.  The National Theatre’s new adaptation by Simon Stephens will screened live from the National’s Olivier Theatre on the 22nd September at 7pm. Norris’ production stars Rory Kinnear at Macheath,… Read More