Review Round Up: Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in Joe Wright’s biopic of the former British Prime Minister. But what have critics made of the film?  The Telegraph:**** “Some casting choices just sell themselves, and Gary Oldman playing Winston Churchill is one of them.” The Independent: **** “Oldman’s Churchill is devious, alcoholic and conceited, but also resilient and perceptive.”… Read More

Review Round Up: Life of Galileo, Young Vic Theatre

Joe Wright directs this new production of Brecht’s play. But what have the critics been saying about it?  Culture Whisper: **** “Cowell is brilliantly robust and charming as Galileo.” The Independent: **** “artfully conceived and memorably cast revival.  Recommended” WhatsOnStage: **** “one of the many virtues of Joe Wright’s exuberant and inventive production is that… Read More

NEWS: The Chemical Brothers’ Tom Rowlands to Compose Music for Life of Galileo

The news will see Tom Rowlands reuniting with director Joe Wright to compose original music for the Young Vic production of Brecht’s Life of Galileo.  Founding member of English electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers, Tom Rowlands will work with the BAFTA winning director to compose an original score for the Young Vic’s upcoming production of Brecht’s play.… 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