NEWS: Initial Casting Announced for Hex at the National Theatre

The new musical based on the story of Sleeping Beauty will begin performances from the 4th December. Initial casting has been confirmed for the National Theatre’s new musical Hex, based on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty and playing at the Olivier Theatre from this December. It has been announced that Rosalie Craig, Tamsin Carroll, Kat Ronney… Read More

NEWS: National Theatre Appoints Clint Dyer as Deputy Artistic Director

Rufus Norris has appointed Clint Dyer as the National Theatre’s Deputy Artistic Director. Having worked extensively in theatre, film and TV as anactor, writer and director, Clint Dyer will work closely with Rufus Norris Director and Joint Chief Executive, and Emily McLaughlin, Director of New Work to support and shape the NT’s creative output. Dyer… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of Cabaret

Full casting has been confirmed for Rufus Norris’s production of Kander and Ebb’s musical, embarking on a UK tour from the 28th August. Opening at the Bromley Churchill Theatre on the 28th August, full casting for the 2019 UK tour of Rufus Norris’s production has been announced. Joining the previously confirmed John Partridge as Emcee, Kara Lily… Read More

NEWS: Kara Lily Hayworth Joins UK Tour of Cabaret

The production will open at Bromley’s Churchill Theatre on the 28th August. It has been confirmed that Kara Lily Hayworth is set to play Sally Bowles in the new UK tour of Kander and Ebb’s musical when it opens later this year. She is best known for having portrayed Cilla Black in Cilla the Musical, after she was discovered… Read More

Review Round Up: Small Island, National Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Helen Edmundson’s stage adaptation of Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel. Broadway World: **** “This is a stirring spectacle that never loses sight of the people at its heart, and an important national story told with all the resources, heart and boundless creativity of our national theatre.” The… Read More

First Look at…Macbeth, National Theatre

Production images for the National Theatre production of Macbeth have been released.  The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness. Directed by Rufus Norris, Anne-Marie Duff and Rory Kinnear star in the production as Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. They are joined… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals of… Macbeth, National Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the National Theatre’s upcoming production of Macbeth. Here’s a glimpse of what has been happening…  This new production of Shakespeare’s play is the first to be directed by Rufus Norris in twenty five years and is set to star Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. The ruined aftermath of… Read More

Review Round Up: Mosquitoes, National Theatre

Olivia Coleman stars in Lucy Kirkwood’s new drama directed by Rufus Norris – but have critics warmed to it?  Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron Collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny… Read More

NEWS: First Look at Louise Redknapp and Will Young in Cabaret

The first images of Will Young as the Emcee and Louise Redknapp as Sally Bowles have been released ahead of the UK tour opening at the New Wimbledon Theatre on  21st September 2017.  Rufus Norris’ acclaimed production will see Will Young reprising his Olivier Award-nominated performance as the enigmatic Emcee alongside musician and presenter Louise Redknapp, who makes her stage debut… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for My Country: a Working Progress

Playing at the National Theatre from the 28th February, casting for the project about people, the places they live and their futures has been confirmed today.  In the days that followed the EU referendum, the National Theatre announced plans for a project that saw a team of interviewers talking to people around the country Leicester to… Read More