REVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre (Online)

This festival inspired version of A Midsummer Night’s dream is beautifully playful. Enhancing the magic and dreamy qualities of the play, Nicholas Hytner’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a delightful two hours of comedy, love and misunderstandings. There is no denying that this is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays and it is… Read More

REVIEW: One Man, Two Guvnors, National Theatre Live

The National Theatre’s production of Richard Bean’s comedy is as vibrantly funny as ever. It would be fair to say that right now what the British public need right now is a laugh – particularly if they are missing going to the theatre – which is why it was a stroke of genius for the… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings to Star in The Southbury Child

The production will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 22nd April. It has been announced that Alex Jennings is set to make his Bridge Theatre debut in the world premiere of Stephen Beresford’s new play The Southbury Child. This production sees Alex Jennings reuniting with director Nicholas Hytner who has previously directed him in Hymn and Cocktail… Read More

NEWS: Bridge Theatre Announces New Shows

The Bridge Theatre has announced four new shows heading to the venue in 2020. Four new productions have been announced for the Bridge Theatre, scheduled to run until April 2021. It has been announced that Polly Findlay will direct Roger Allam and Colin Morgan in Caryl Churchill’s play A Number, which will run at the theatre from the 14th February until the… Read More

NEWS: Final Casting Announced for Two Ladies at the Bridge Theatre

The production will open for previews at the Bridge Theatre from the 14th September. Full casting has been confirmed for Nicholas Hytner’s production of Two Ladies by Nancy Harris. Joining the previously announced Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitešić in the production will be Lorna Brown, Raghad Chaar and Yoli Fuller. As their husbands clash over an international crisis, the first ladies… Read More

Review Round Up: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s latest immersive Shakespeare production. WhatsOnStage: *** “The show comes into its own at the end, with the play within a play, which is raucous and full of physical madness. A bit more of this playful, low-fi silliness may have worked better for the… Read More

PREVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bridge Theatre

The production is set to play at the Bridge Theatre from the 3rd June until the 31st August. This new production of William Shakespeare’s play will be directed by Nicholas Hytner, with Gwendoline Christie, Oliver Chris, David Moorst and Hammed Animashaun lead the cast as Titania, Oberon, Puck and Bottom. The theatre becomes the forest… Read More

Review Round Up: Alys. Always, Bridge Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Nicholas Hytner’s production based on Harriet Lane’s novel. Time Out: *** “Hytner’s brisk production, with a live cello score and dynamic set and projections from Bob Crowley and Luke Halls, is effortlessly watchable, and often very funny in its digs at class, privilege and arts hacks.”… Read More

PREVIEW: Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere production based  on Harriet Lane’s novel.  The Bridge Theatre’s next production is the world premiere production based on Harriet Lane’s psychological thriller, adapted for the stage by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Nicholas Hytner. Frances works on the books pages of a Sunday newspaper. She’s quiet and capable, but nobody takes much notice: her face is pressed to the… Read More

Review Round Up: Allelujah!, Bridge Theatre

Alan Bennett’s latest play has officially opened at the Bridge Theatre. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…. The Guardian: **** “there is a wealth of good jokes and a deceptive patina of nostalgia. The classic songs, arranged by George Fenton and sung by the patients, are proof of the durability of age… Read More