Review Round Up: Blithe Spirit, Duke of York’s Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the London transfer of Richard Eyre’s production of Noel Coward’s comedy. The Stage: *** “although Saunders summons some three-dimensionality, the rest of the production, while entertaining enough, has as much substance as a spectre.” London Theatre.co.uk: *** “Eyre’s production – and the wives themselves – achieve liftoff,… Read More

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Review Round Up: My Name is Lucy Barton, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

We round up the reviews for the stage adaptation based on Elizabeth Strout’s novel, which played at the Bridge Theatre in London in 2018. Variety: “Mother and daughter relationships are always complicated, to say the least. But they don’t necessarily have to be vicious and destructive, either. That’s not Strout’s style, and it’s not what… Read More

NEWS: Mary Poppins Extends Run in the West End

The musical is currently playing at the Prince Edward Theatre. It has been confirmed that the musical based on P.L Travers original stories about the nanny is extending its run in the West End and is now booking until the 26th July. The magical story of the world’s favourite Nanny arriving on Cherry Tree Lane… Read More

Review Round Up: Mary Poppins, Prince Edward Theatre

Richard Eyre’s production of the musical has flown back into the West End – but what do the critics think of it? WhatsOnStage: **** “The musical’s best sequences are those that just let rip with joy and wonder. Richard Eyre directs with pace and panache, much helped by the choreography of Matthew Bourne (who is… Read More

NEWS: Further Casting Announced for Mary Poppins

Final adult casting has been confirmed for Mary Poppins, playing at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October. Joining the previously announced Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins, Charlie Stemp as Bert, Joseph Millson as George Banks and Petula Clark as the Bird Woman, Richard Eyre’s production will also include Amy Griffiths who will play Winifred Banks, Claire Moore as Miss Andrew, Claire… Read More

REVIEW: The Bay at Nice, Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond shine in Richard Eyre’s reflective and simmering production. Is life about following duty or desire? This is a question that lies right at the centre of David Hare’s engaging and passionate play being revived for the first time since its premiere at the National Theatre in 1986. With Richard Eyre’s… Read More

Interview With…Martin Hutson

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the actor about starring in the Menier Chocolate Factory’s production of The Bay at Nice. Hi Martin. For those who aren’t familiar with ‘The Bay at Nice’ what can they expect? A perfectly crafted and amazingly prescient short play about art, integrity and personal responsibility. What was… Read More

NEWS: Dates Confirmed for Revival of Mary Poppins

The musical is set to return to London to play at the Prince Edward  Theatre later this year.  This revival of the popular musical is set to star Charlie Stemp as Bert and Zizi Strallen will play the the title role when it arrives at the Prince Edward Theatre from the 23rd October, with official opening night taking place on the 13th November. It is initially booking in the West End… Read More

Review Round Up: Long Day’s Journey into the Night,Wyndham’s Theatre

Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville reprise their roles from the Bristol Old Vic run of Richard Eyre’s production. Discover what critics are saying so far here:  The Tyrones’ summer home, August 1912. Haunted by the past but unable to face the truth of the present, the Tyrones and their two sons test the bonds of… Read More

First Look at… Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Wyndham’s Theatre

The first images from Richard Eyre’s production of Long Day’s Journey Into Night, now in previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre have been released.  The Tyrones’ summer home, August 1912. Haunted by the past but unable to face the truth of the present, the Tyrones and their two sons test the bonds of a family caught in… Read More