Review Round Up: The Welkin, National Theatre

Maxine Peake stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new play at the National Theatre. But what have critics had to say about it? WhatsOnStage: **** “But it is a brilliant, brave, bold and intelligent three hours in the theatre. It is, for all the seriousness of its subject, often very funny yet at the close, profoundly moving.”… Read More

Review Round Up: Mosquitoes, National Theatre

Olivia Coleman stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new drama directed by Rufus Norris – but have critics warmed to it?  Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for National Theatre Production of Mosquitoes

The world premiere production will run at the Dorfman Theatre from the 18th July.  Lucy Kirkwood’s new play is directed by Rufus Norris and is set to star Amanda Boxer, Olivia Colman (Jenny), Cait Davis, Vanessa Emme, Yoli Fuller, Paul Hilton, Joseph Quinn, Sofia Stuart and Olivia Williams (Alice). Alice is a scientist. She lives in… Read More

Review Round Up: The Children, Royal Court Theatre

Lucy Kirkwood’s play is brought to life thanks to James Macdonald’s production, starring Deborah Findlay, Francesca Annis and Ron Cook. But what have critics said about it?  The Guardian: **** “It’s a slow-burn play but one that raises profound questions about whether having children sharpens, or diminishes, one’s sense of social responsibility.” The Independent: **** “James… Read More