Review Round Up: Edward II, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Nick Bagnall’s  production. WhatsOnStage: **** “While Bagnall’s production is generally low on frills (setting aside some charming musical accompaniments), it is a highly involving watch which gallops along at the right pace – and has been stripped back in order to reward a newcomer.” The Telegraph: *** “The performances are variable. Several odd dramatic choices (a… Read More

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NEWS: Casting Announced for the Shakespeare’s Globe Production of Doctor Faustus

Full casting has been confirmed for Paulette Randall’s production playing at the Sam Wanamaker  from the 1st December.  Doctor Faustus sits in his Wittenberg study, restless for knowledge and frustrated with the limitations of conventional scholarship. Coveting fame and power, he conjures the menacing demon, Mephistopheles, who offers Faustus a deal: in exchange for twenty-four years… Read More

NEWS: Yellow Earth Theatre to Present Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine

The theatre company will present their take on Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine at the Arcola Theatre from the 15th March.  Adapted and directed by Ng Choon Ping, Yellow Earth Theatre’s production of Tamburlaine will run at the Arcola Theatre from the 15th March until the 8th April. Loosely based on the life of the Central Asian emperor, Timur… Read More

REVIEW: Doctor Faustus, Duke of York’s Theatre

Jamie Lloyd’s latest production reinvents Christopher Marlowe’s classic play for a more modern audience in a typically sinister, bold and inventive way. When Doctor Faustus (Kit Harington) makes a deal with the devil that he gives his soul in return for the use of powerful black magic – little does he realise the consequences of… Read More

Full Casting for Doctor Faustus Announced

News of the additions to the cast comes as the production also confirms a three week extension at the Duke of York’s Theatre.  The Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Christopher Marlowe’s masterpiece is now booking until the 25th June, due to popular demand. This news arrives as further casting has been announced. Doctor Faustus  will also… Read More

Kit Harington to Star in Doctor Faustus at Duke of York’s Theatre

The Game of Thrones star is to return to the London stage in a new production of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus when it arrives at the Duke of York’s Theatre in April.  The actor will take on the title role in Colin Teevan’s version of Christopher Marlowe’s masterpiece to be directed by Jamie Lloyd, opening… Read More