Review Round Up: Shoe Lady, Royal Court Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for E.V.Crowe’s new play, playing for a strictly limited three week run at the Royal Court Theatre. WhatsOnStage: *** “ It feels as though everyone is playing it safe – you yearn for Crowe to twist the knife that one rotation further, reach a heightened state of… Read More

NEWS: Katherine Parkinson Cast in E.V. Crowe’s Shoe Lady

The production will play at the Royal Court Theatre from the 4th March. Casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of E.V. Crowe’s Shoe Lady, playing at the Royal Court Theatre for a limited three week run. It has been announced the production is set to star Kayla Meikle and Katherine Parkinson.  … Read More

Review Round Up: Home, I’m Darling, Duke of York’s Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Laura Wade’s  play which has transferred to the West End.  The Reviews Hub: **** “Once again, Wade lulls us into a false sense of security before turning things dark – a very enjoyable experience.” Time Out: **** ” Judy is superbly brought to life by Katherine Parkinson. She juicily rolls all the comic potential out of Wade’s dialogue, while suggesting the ever-present panicky fear… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for West End Run of Home,I’m Darling

The full West End cast for Tamara Harvey’s production has been confirmed.  Playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre from the 26th January, the West End cast joining Katherine Parkinson as Judy is set to include: Sara Gregory as Alex and Richard Harrington as Johnny with Charlie Allen, Susan Brown (Sylvia), Ellie Burrow, Siubhan Harrison (Fran), Jane MacFarlane and Hywel Morgan (Marcus) completing the cast.… Read More

Review Round Up: Home, I’m Darling, National Theatre

Tamara Harvey’s production arrives at the National Theatre following a run at the Theatre Clwyd. Here’s what the critics are making of its London run… Ham & High: **** “While Parkinson on comic form delivering dry observation about the absurdity of modern mores, Wade neatly skewers the artifice of Judy’s 50s fantasy and the kind of… Read More

REVIEW: Dead Funny, Vaudeville Theatre

Terry Johnson’s play has its funny moments but can tend to feel as though it isn’t sure whether it is a comedy or a tragedy.  The 1994 play is a comedy which pinpoints the moment when one couple realise that their marriage is at an end because their needs and wants are completely different, yet… Read More