Review Round Up: The Mirror and the Light, Gielgud Theatre

We round up the reviews for the third and final play instalment of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall Trilogy. The Guardian: *** “It’s not that the play is lacking in wit or grace. Co-written by Mantel with its star, Ben Miles, it mines some of the novel’s best scenes: when a newly wed Jane Seymour (a nicely… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced The Mirror and the Light

The stage adaptation of the the third and final part of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy will run at the Gielgud Theatre from the 23rd September. Producers Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced initial casting for the upcoming production of The Mirror and The Light, adapted for the stage by by Dame Hilary… Read More

REVIEW: Mascherato: The Musical – Original Studio Recording

Vivid and romantic, this new musical by Michael Elderkin and James Willett has great potential. While lockdown has prevented live performances in theatre, there is still plenty of hope and new work that has been shared consistently – but one of the most ambitious yet is this recording of a brand new musical Mascherato. Featuring… Read More

REVIEW: An Ideal Husband, Vaudeville Theatre

Classic Spring’s latest production features some lovely performances but is just lacking in sharpness to make the most of the witty dialogue.  Directed by Jonathan Church, An Ideal Husband is a wonderful warm and affectionate production – yet somehow is lacking slightly in sparkle and sharpness to make it truly satisfying. When Sir Robert Chiltern… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for An Ideal Husband

Classic Spring has announced further casting for its upcoming production of An Ideal Husband, playing at the Vaudeville Theatre from the 20th April.  It has been confirmed that joining the previously announced Edward and Freddie Fox as  the  Earl of Caversham and Lord Goring and Frances Barber Mrs Cheveley,  Sally Bretton and Nathaniel Parker will join the cast… Read More

NEWS: Casting Confirmed for This House

Casting for the West End transfer of This House, which opens for previews at the Garrick Theatre from the 19th November, has been announced.  Jeremy Herrin’s production of James Graham’s political drama transfers to the West End following its upcoming run at Chichester’s Minerva Theatre. This production will see Phil Daniels, Kevin Doyle, David Hounslow,… Read More