Review Round Up: Little Miss Sunshine, Arcola Theatre

This musical adaptation of the 2006 film is playing at the Arcola Theatre before embarking on a UK tour. WhatsOnStage: ** “It’s ironic that the production ends up mimicking the film – a faulty yet nostalgia-laden vehicle, pushed along through sheer determination by a stoic group trying its best.” The Stage: ** “It’s a shame,… Read More

Review Round Up: Richard III, Arcola Theatre

RSC Associate Artist Greg Hicks leads the cast as Richard III in Mehmet Ergen’s production for the Arcola Theatre. But what have critics been saying about the production?  The Guardian: **** “Even if this modern-dress version makes no attempt to push the contemporary parallels, it boasts a magnetic central performance from Greg Hicks.” The Stage: ***… Read More

In Rehearsals for…. Richard III at the Arcola Theatre

The first images of Greg Hicks and the cast of Richard III in rehearsals have been released before it opens for previews at the Arcola Theatre from the 11th May.  King Edward is on the throne, and England is at peace. But don’t worry – it won’t be that way for long.Gripping and outrageous, Shakespeare’s Richard… Read More

NEWS: Cast Confirmed for Arcola Theatre’s Production of Richard III

Casting for Mehmet Ergen’s production opening at the theatre the 11th May has been confirmed.  Joining the previously announced Greg Hicks as Richard III, the cast will include: Jane Bertish (Margaret),Jim Bywater (King Edward/Lord Mayor), Jamie de Courcey (Keeper/Richmond),Femi Elufowoju Jr (Rivers) ,Annie Firbank (Duchess of York), Peter Guinness (Buckingham), Mark Jax (Hastings/Ratcliffe), Paul Kemp (Clarence/Stanley),Sara… Read More

Review Round Up: The Cherry Orchard, Arcola Theatre

Does Anton Chekov’s masterpiece fly or fall in this new production at the Arcola Theatre, directed by Mehmet Ergen. Here is what critics have been saying:  The Guardian: *** “while the production uses modern dress to imply that we too may be living on the brink of revolution, its virtues derive from its understanding of Chekhov’s… Read More