NEWS: Michelle Dockery to Star in the National Theatre’s Production of Network

The National Theatre has announced that Michelle Dockery will star in its upcoming world premiere of of Network, Lee Hall’s new adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Paddy Chayefsky. Joining the previously announced  Tony award winner Bryan Cranston who is set to star as Howard Beale, Michelle Dockery joins the cast to play Diana Christenson. Talking about the news the actress… Read More

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NEWS: Lizzy Watts to Play Title Role in UK Tour of Hedda Gabler

The National Theatre has confirmed that Lizzy Watts will play the title role of Hedda Gabler, which embarks on a UK tour from the 2nd October.  Opening at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on the 2nd October, Patrick Marber’s new adaptation of Ibsen’s masterpiece is directed by Ivo van Hove and will tour the UK until… Read More

Review Round Up: Obsession, Barbican

Jude Law stars in Ivo van Hove’s production of Visconti’s film – but does it work as well on stage as it does on screen? Here is what critics have said about it:  The Guardian: *** “The whole thing is very classy, but the production has the stylish aestheticism we have come to expect from the director,… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre to Tour Ivo Van Hove’s Production of Hedda Gabler

The National Theatre has today confirmed that Ivo Van Hove’s production of Ibsen’s masterpiece will be touring the UK.  Following its sold out run at the National Theatre’s  Lyttelton Theatre, it will embark on a UK tour, beginning at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on the 2nd October. This new version of Ibsen’s classic play has been… Read More

Review Round Up: Hedda Gabler, National Theatre

Ruth Wilson takes on the leading role in Ivo Van Hove’s debut production for the National Theatre – but what have critics made of it?  The Guardian: **** “it forces us to see Ibsen’s masterpiece with fresh eyes and to recognise that, even in the age of instant divorce, there are still modern Heddas helplessly… Read More

NEWS: First Image Released of Ruth Wilson as Hedda Gabler

The National Theatre production will see director Ivo Van Hove making his National Theatre debut with this modern interpretation of Ibsen’s masterpiece.  This new production of the classic play will see Ruth Wilson playing the title role alongside Rafe Spall (Constellations) Chukwudi Iwuji, currently playing Hamlet for the Public Theater in New York, Kate Duchêne, Éva Magyar,… Read More

Review Round Up: Lazarus, King’s Cross Theatre

David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s musical arrives in London following a successful run in New York – but what have critics over here made of it?  The Guardian: *** “Of course, it’s great to hear the Bowie songs and his death lends the show a patina of melancholy. But, watching this spectacular study of a… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Releasedfor David Bowie and Edna Walsh’s Lazarus

Production images for the European premiere of David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s musical Lazarus have been released, as the show opens for previews.  Playing for thirteen weeks only in a brand new 900 seat venue built at King’s Cross Theatre, Lazarus will see Michael C Hall as Newton, Michael Esper as Valentine and Sophia Anne Caruso… Read More

NEWS: Rafe Spall Joins the Cast of Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre

The National Theatre has today confirmed that Rafe Spall will join Ruth Wilson and Kyle Soller in Ivo van Hove’s production of Hedda Gabler, playing from the 5th December. With tickets for the National Theatre’s September to February season going on sale today, additional casting for director Ivo van Hove’s debut production for the theatre… Read More

NEWS: Full London Cast Announced for Lazarus

David Bowie and Edna Walsh’s musical will arrive at London’s King’s Cross Theatre from the 25th October.  The musical will receive its European premiere following a sold out run in New York from the 15th November 2015 to the 20th January 2016. Now ahead of its run at the King’s Cross Theatre, full casting for the… Read More