NEWS: New Dates Announced for The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage at the Bridge Theatre

The world premiere of this stage adaptation of Philip Pullman’s novel will take place at the Bridge Theatre later this year. It has been announced that Nicholas Hytner’s production based on Philip Pullman’s novel which has been adapted for the stage by Bryony Lavery will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 2nd December 2021… Read More

Review Round Up: Bach & Sons, Bridge Theatre

Find out what critics have had to say about the world premiere of Nina Raine’s new play at the Bridge Theatre…. The Financial Times: *** “But while it’s consistently absorbing, the play never quite gets under the skin of the material. Russell Beale is every bit as charismatic as you might expect: spry, funny, suddenly… Read More

NEWS: Simon Russell Beale to Star in Bach & Sons at the Bridge Theatre

The world premiere production of Nina Raine’s play will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 23rd June. It has been announced that Simon Russell Beale will star as JS Bach in the Bridge Theatre’s production of Nina Raine’ Bach & Sons, set to be directed by Nicholas Hytner. With tickets going on sale on… Read More

NEWS: Bridge Theatre Announces New Production of A Christmas Carol

This newly announced production will feature as part of an ongoing programme at the theatre. It has been announced that Simon Russell Beale, Patsy Ferran and Eben Figueiredo are set to play all the characters in a new production of A Christmas Carol devised by Nicholas Hytner. Set to run at the Bridge Theatre from the 27th November… Read More

Review Round Up: An Evening With an Immigrant, Bridge Theatre

The Bridge Theatre present Inua Ellams’ play as part of its repertoire of one person plays during September and October. WhatsOnStage: *** “The fact that he can talk about it all with such humour, warmth and gentle defiance, is a triumph of the human spirit as well as of a poetic soul.” The Arts Desk:… Read More

Review Round Up: Beat the Devil, Bridge Theatre

We round up the reviews for David Hare’s new monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes at the Bridge Theatre. The Guardian: *** “There are dates, statistics and medical science, all powerfully delivered by Fiennes, who magically animates the stage, though he barely moves on it. The monologue has the urgency and passion of recently lived experience… Read More

NEWS: Bridge Theatre Announces Plans to Reopen

The venue has announced a programme of socially distanced shows during September and October, using the Bridge’s flexible auditorium to provide 250 socially distanced seats. In a statement, the London theatre said: “As you’ll know, the Government is embarked on a phased return for the performing arts. We are hoping that we will get the… Read More

REVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre (Online)

This festival inspired version of A Midsummer Night’s dream is beautifully playful. Enhancing the magic and dreamy qualities of the play, Nicholas Hytner’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightful two hours of comedy, love and misunderstandings. There is no denying that this is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays and it is… Read More

Review Round Up: A Number, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s production of Caryl Churchill’s play starring Roger Allam and Colin Morgan. The Independent: **** ” Caryl Churchill’s A Number, which tackles the very modern debate over cloning and genetics, is revamped by Polly Findlay in a brief and unsettling performance at the Bridge.” WhatsOnStage: ****… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings to Star in The Southbury Child

The production will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 22nd April. It has been announced that Alex Jennings is set to make his Bridge Theatre debut in the world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new play The Southbury Child. This production sees Alex Jennings reuniting with director Nicholas Hytner who has previously directed him in Hymn and Cocktail… Read More