Review Round Up: Bitter Wheat, Garrick Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play starring John Malkovich. The Guardian: ** “No fiction, as Mamet’s play proves, can ever quite match the hideousness of Hollywood reality.” The Independent: *** “Bitter Wheat never fully reveals the psychological depths of this depraved character, or the motivations of those around him… Read More

First Look at…Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre

Production images have been released for David Mamet’s production, which officially opens at the Garrick Theatre on the 19th June. This world premiere production of Bitter Wheat, written and directed by David Mamet officially opens at the Garrick Theatre this week, having opened for previews on the 7th June. The production stars John Malkovich as Barney… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Bitter Wheat

Rehearsals have begun for David Mamet’s new play which begins performances at the Garrick Theatre on the 7th June. This world premiere production of Bitter Wheat, directed by David Mamet stars John Malkovich as Barney Fein, Doon Mackichan as Sondra and Ioanna Kimbook as Yung Kim Li with Alexander Arnold as Roberto, Teddy Kempner as Doctor Wald, Matthew Pidgeon as The Writer and Zephryn Taitte as Charles Arthur… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for Bitter Wheat

News of the casting comes as the cast begin rehearsals, ahead of the production opening for previews at the Garrick Theatre from the 7th June. Joining the previously announced John Malkovich as Barney Fein, Doon Mackichan as Sondra and Ioanna Kimbrook as Yung Kim Li, the cast is also set to include: Alexander Arnold as Roberto, Teddy Kempner as Doctor Wald, Matthew Pidgeon as… Read More

PREVIEW: Bitter Wheat, Garrick Theatre

John Malkovich is set to star in David Mamet’s new play at the Garrick Theatre.  Playing in the West End from the 7th June, Bitter Wheat is David Mamet’s first new play since China Doll, which premiered on Broadway in 2015, starring Al Pacino. As well as writing the play, David Mamet will direct this world premiere production which is set to star John Malkovich making his return to… Read More

Review Round Up: Good Canary, Rose Theatre

The London premiere of Zach Helm’s play directed has made its debut at the Rose Theatre in Kingston. But what have critics made of it?  The Guardian: *** Michael Billington said: “it is worth seeing for Mavor’s performance and the ruthless clarity of Malkovich’s direction.” The Telegraph: *** Dominic Cavendish wrote: “Mavor, bound to go… Read More

REVIEW: Good Canary, Rose Theatre Kingston

John Malkovich directs this heartbreaking story of addiction and insecurity that is beautifully presented from beginning to end.  Zach Helm’s heartbreaking  play looks at the very real struggles of mental illness and addiction that proves difficult to watch but provides a unflinching insight in what it means to live with mental illness for those suffering… Read More

Rose Theatre Announces New Productions for 2016

The Rose Theatre in Kingston has announced details of three major productions to be showcased at the theatre during 2016.  As well as Maxine Peake’s Beryl opening in March and Peter Whelan’s The Herbal Bed  opening in April as part of the theatre’s spring season – there are now three additional productions taking place at the Rose… Read More