NEWS: Rhys Ifans to Star in To Kill A Mockingbird

The actor will play Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s play based on Harper Lee’s iconic novel. Today producers Scott Rudin, Barry Diller and Sonia Friedman Productions have announced that Rhys Ifans will be playing the role of Atticus Finch in the new play by Aaron Sorkin at the Gielgud Theatre. The actor was most recently seen on stage in… Read More

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Review Round Up: Exit the King, National Theatre

Patrick Marber directs Rhys Ifans in this new production of Exit the King. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Somewhere in Europe the kingdom is disintegrating. It’s the last day of King Bérenger’s life. Queen Marguerite is preparing for the end and Queen Marie is in denial. The King is 400 years… Read More

NEWS: Rhys Ifans Set to Star in Mood Music at the Old Vic Theatre

The Old Vic Theatre has announced the actor will star in the upcoming production of Joe Penhall’s exploration of the dark side of the music business.  ‘Music is medication. The elixir of life. It’s for injecting into the blood stream to take away the pain…to promote euphoria…to adrenalise us and give us courage and fortitude.’… Read More

Review Round Up: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Rhys Ifans stars as Scrooge in Jack Thorne’s new adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story. Here, Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  On a bitter Christmas Eve night a cold-hearted miser is visited by four ghosts. Transported to worlds past, present and future, Ebenezer Scrooge witnesses what a lifetime of fear and selfishness… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Announces 2018 Programme

The National Theatre has announced its upcoming 2018 programme of work including three world premieres and actors such as Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Kirby, Cecilia Noble, Katherine Parkinson and Indira Varma taking to the stage.  In its Autumn conference, the National Theatre announced it will be presenting three world premieres as well as classics reimagined by  Polly Stenham… Read More

Review Round Up: King Lear, Old Vic Theatre

Glenda makes a stage return playing Shakespeare’s King Lear – but what have critics been making of Deborah Warner’s  production?  The Guardian: **** “Jackson’s performance catches perfectly the zigzag patterns of Lear’s mix of insight and insanity.” The Telegraph: **** “Some of those flourishes – including the lobbing of one of Gloucester’s eyeballs out into… Read More