REVIEW: Chasing Bono, Soho Theatre

Based on Neil McCormick’s memoir I was Bono’s Doppelgänger this is a touching and funny play.   “It sounds like a fecking dog biscuit” a young Neil McCormick responds to the news that his friend Paul Hewson is changing his name to Bono in this hilarious but touching new play by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais – just one moment that highlights the level of… Read More

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NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of Glengarry Glen Ross

The UK tour of  Sam Yates’ production will open at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking on the 14th February 2019. Joining the previously announced Mark Benton as Shelly ‘The Machine’ Levene and Nigel Harman as Ricky Roma, the cast is also set to include Denis Conway (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Dave Moss; Wil Johnson (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead) as George… Read More

REVIEW: The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre

Violence has never been so hilarious in this strong revival of Martin McDonagh’s rarely seen play.  I should point out from the very beginning  that if you are not a fan of gruesome scenes of violence or love cats (as Padriac does)  then this might not be the best play for you, given the amount… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for Michael Grandage’s production of Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore, which begins previews at the Noel Coward Theatre from the 23rd June. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  Who knocked Mad Padraic’s cat over on a lonely road on the island of Inishmore and was it an accident?… Read More