NEWS: Simon Russell Beale to Star in John Gabriel Borkman

This new version of Henrik Ibsen‘s play will run at the Bridge Theatre from the 24th September until the 26th November. It has been announced that Simon Russell Beale will play the title role in Henrik Ibsen’s John Gabriel Borkman when it heads to the Bridge Theatre later this year. Further casting has yet to be announced.… Read More

Review Round Up: The Book of Dust, Bridge Theatre

We round up the reviews for the stage adaptation based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy tale. The Guardian: **** “Hytner displays the same wizard’s touch for turning Pullman’s fast, fantasy narratives into theatrical gold. His supremely elegant production is vast, but never unruly, on a set that dazzles but does not swamp the storytelling.” iNews: ***… Read More

NEWS: Alex Jennings to Star in the World Premiere of The Southbury Child

The production of Stephen Beresford‘s new play will run at the Chichester Festival Theatre from the 13th to 25 June 2022 before heading to the Bridge Theatre from the 1st July. It has been confirmed that three-time Olivier award-winning Alex Jennings will lead the cast for The Southbury Child the new play by BAFTA winner Stephen Beresford. This… Read More

Review Round Up: Bach & Sons, Bridge Theatre

Find out what critics have had to say about the world premiere of Nina Raine’s new play at the Bridge Theatre…. The Financial Times: *** “But while it’s consistently absorbing, the play never quite gets under the skin of the material. Russell Beale is every bit as charismatic as you might expect: spry, funny, suddenly… Read More

Review Round Up: Beat the Devil, Bridge Theatre

We round up the reviews for David Hare’s new monologue performed by Ralph Fiennes at the Bridge Theatre. The Guardian: *** “There are dates, statistics and medical science, all powerfully delivered by Fiennes, who magically animates the stage, though he barely moves on it. The monologue has the urgency and passion of recently lived experience… Read More

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