REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Emma Clarendon went to the Old Vic to catch Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol for the first time – but did she enjoy it? I have always wondered why the Old Vic have chosen to bring back this production of A Christmas Carol – was it simply because the story is a classic… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Old Vic Theatre’s Production of A Christmas Carol

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story will return to the theatre from the 13th November. Casting has been confirmed for the return of Matthew Warchus’s production which returns to the Old Vic Theatre from the 13th November until the 8th January. The production’s cast is set to be led by Stephen Mangan… Read More

In Conversation With…Luke Thallon

We chatted to the actor about starring in CampSiegfried at the Old Vic Theatre. Hi Luke – could you explain a bit more about what Camp Siegfried is about? I suppose it’s essentially a love story, set during of the one the most gruesome and unbelievable periods in history. Bess has mixed infatuation, indoctrination, the nature of… Read More

REVIEW: Camp Siegfried, Old Vic Theatre

The two strong central performances from Patsy Ferran and Luke Thallon ensure that the audience is thoroughly invested in the journey that their characters take. While the idea of two teenagers embarking on their first relationship while staying at Camp Siegfried, a place for those Americans with a German descent to learn more about Nazi… Read More

Review Round Up: Bagdad Cafe, Old Vic Theatre

We round up what critics have had to say about Emma Rice’s production now playing at the Old Vic Theatre. The Upcoming: **** “Socially distancing cannot stop everyone coming together. Hope is something everyone needs, and the performance definitely supplies it.” The Guardian: **** “It is all outrageously sentimental, too, and yet we find ourselves… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of…Bagdad Cafe, Old Vic Theatre

Emma Rice’s adaptation and production will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 17th July. Rehearsal images have been released for Emma Rice’s upcoming production of Percy and Eleonore Adlon’s Bagdad Cafe, which will play at the Old Vic Theatre from the 17th July until the 21st August. Smack bang in the middle of… Read More

NEWS: The Old Vic Announces The Lorax As Next Production in its In Camera Series

The production will be live-streamed from the theatre for six performances only from the 14th to the 17th April. It has been announced that David Greig’s adaptation of the Dr. Seuss story will be the latest production to be performed for audiences as part of the theatre’s ongoing In Camera series. With tickets costing from… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Lincoln to Star as Scrooge in A Christmas Carol

The Old Vic’s live-streamed production will take place from the 12th to the 24th December. Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic story by Charles Dickens is set to return to the Old Vic next month, being streamed from the venue’s empty auditorium. Initial casting has been announced for the production, led by Andrew Lincoln (Love,… Read More

NEWS: Old Vic Theatre Announces Live Stream Production of Faith Healer

The Old Vic Theatre has announced details for its third Old Vic: In Camera series. Casting and details have been announced for the upcoming revival of Brian Friel’s play Faith Healer, which will be performed and streamed live from the Old Vic’s auditorium from the 16th to the 19th September. The cast for the five… Read More

NEWS: Andrew Scott to Star in New Play Three Kings

The scratch performance of Stephen Beresford’s will be streamed live from the Old Vic’s auditorium.   Titled Three Kings, the play is set to star Andrew Scott and will be performed live from the 29th July until the 1st August. Directed by Matthew Warchus, Stephen Beresford has specially written the play for the Old Vic,… Read More