Review Round Up: The Doctor, Almeida Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Robert Icke’s final production as associate director at the Almeida Theatre. WhatsOnStage: ***** “It’s an astonishing, gripping evening – and a testimony to Icke’s unparalleled ability to make theatre that you can’t turn away from.” The Guardian: ***** “Juliet Stevenson delivers one of the peak performances… Read More

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Review Round Up: The Wild Duck, Almeida Theatre

Robert Icke offers a new interpretation of Henrik Ibsen’s play examining the nature of truth. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: ** “Ibsen was a better dramatist than Icke and, since we see this play so rarely, I feel audiences deserve the real thing rather than this parasitic rewrite.” WhatsOnStage: ****… Read More

Interview With… Rudi Dharmalingam

The actor is currently starring in the West End transfer of Mary Stuart, playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre. He spoke to Love London Love Culture about the production and bringing it to the West End…  How much are you enjoying being part of Mary Stuart again? Hugely. I love the play, the company,… Read More

Review Round Up: Mary Stuart, Duke of York’s Theatre

Robert Icke’s production takes up residence at the Duke of York’s Theatre, following on from another Almeida Theatre production Ink. Here’s what critics made of the West End transfer.  The Telegraph: **** “can’t help now applauding the boldness inherent in bringing this intellectually heavyweight evening to a wider audience. It also looks, sounds and feels… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast Announced for West End Transfer of Mary Stuart

Full casting has been confirmed for the West End transfer of Almeida Theatre’s production of Mary Stuart.  Joining the previously announced Juliet Stevenson and Lia Williams who play the central roles of Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, the West End transfer will see Rudi Dharmalingam (Mortimer), David Jonsson (Davison), John Light (Leicester), Carmen Munroe(Kennedy), Eileen Nicholas (Melville) and Daniel Rabin (Kent) reprising their roles. Meanwhile, joining the cast will be Michael… Read More

Review Round Up: Hamlet, Harold Pinter Theatre

Robert Icke’s production starring Sherlock star Andrew Scott has transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre. Here’s a guide to what critics have been saying about it:  The Stage: ***** “Andrew Scott still delivers one of the great Shakespearean performances of recent years.” WhatsOnStage: ***** “The triumph of Robert Icke’s direction and Scott’s sensational central performance,… Read More

NEWS: Robert Icke’s production of Hamlet to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre

Following its successful sold out run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke’s production starring Andrew Scott will transfer for a limited season to the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 9th June.  Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke’s production will arrive in the West End following a critically acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre with Sherlock star… Read More

Review Round Up: Hamlet, Almeida Theatre

Andrew Scott stars in Robert Icke’s production of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Here is what critics have been saying about it?  The Guardian: *** “t’s a long, four-hour production and one that mixes insight and occasional absurdity, but it is Scott’s sweet prince I shall remember best.” The Independent: **** “Scott might be even better if it… Read More

Review Round Up: The Red Barn, National Theatre

Robert Icke directs this new play by David Hare, starring Mark Strong, Hope Davis  and Elizabeth Debicki. It officially opened at the National Theatre last night (17th October), here is what critics have been saying about it.  The Guardian: *** “although it is momentarily impressive, there is something glacially chic about the whole enterprise.” The Independent: ****… Read More

NEWS: Rehearsal Images Released for The Red Barn at the National Theatre

Opening for previews on the 6th October, new images have been released of the cast in rehearsal for the production of David Hare’s new play.  Based on the novel La Main by Georges Simenon, David Hare’s new play will star Mark Strong, Elizabeth Debicki, Hope Davis, Michael Elwyn, Stuart Milligan, Anna Skellern, Oliver Wilson, Nigel Whitmey and Jade… Read More