Review Round Up: 1917

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Sam Mendes’s World War I film. Empire: **** “Despite the film’s heart, sincerity and intention, it is a string of set-pieces. What’s going to happen next? Which terrain will we visit? What sort of attack? After a strong first half it becomes less engaging — at… Read More

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NEWS: West End Transfer Announced for The Lehman Trilogy

Neal Street Productions has announced that its co-production with the National Theatre will transfer to the Piccadilly Theatre from the 11th May 2019.  Playing for a twelve week season at the Piccadilly Theatre, Sam Mendes’s production of Ben Power’s adaptation of Stefano Massini’s text tells the story of the rise and fall of the Lehman family’s… Read More

Review Round Up: The Lehman Trilogy, National Theatre

Sam Mendes directs this production of Stefano Massini’s play starring Simon Russell Beale, Ben Miles and Adam Godley. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… The Guardian: ***** “The joy of Mendes’s impeccable production lies in watching the actors at work as they switch genders and ages to evoke multiple characters.” There Ought to… Read More

NEWS: Broadway Transfer Announced for Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman

It has been announced the critically acclaimed production of Jez Butterworth’s play will play its final West End performance on the 19th May.  Directed by Sam Mendes, the production will have its final West End performance in May, before transferring to Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in October. Since premiering at the Royal Court Theatre, The… Read More

NEWS: Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale Cast in The Lehman Trilogy

Casting for the National Theatre’s upcoming production of Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy has been confirmed.  The National Theatre has confirmed that Adam Godley, Ben Miles and Simon Russell Beale will be taking on the roles of the Lehman brothers in Stefano Massini’s The Lehman Trilogy, playing at the theatre from July. Directed by Sam Mendes, this co-production with  Neal Street Productions has been adapted for the… Read More

NEWS: New Casting Announced for The Ferryman

The new casting has been confirmed as it is also announced that  Jez Butterworth’s play extends its run for a third time at the Gielgud Theatre.    Directed by Sam Mendes, The Ferryman is now booking at the Gielgud Theatre until the 19th May 2018 due to popular demand. Producers Sonia Friedman Productions, Neal Street Productions and… 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

NEWS: Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman to Transfer to the West End

It has been announced that Jez Butterworth’s new play directed by Sam Mendes will transfer from the Royal Court Theatre to the Gielgud Theatre from the 20th June.  Following an already sold out run at the Royal Court Theatre, it has been confirmed that Jez Butterworth’s The Ferryman will transfer to the Gielgud Theatre from… Read More

NEWS: Royal Court Theatre Announces New Season of Work

The Royal Court Theatre has confirmed a new season of work from February to September 2017.  This spring and summer season will include eight world premieres, four UK premieres and international collaborations ,the return of a seminal Royal Court play and a new podcast series. First in the new season will be A Profoundly Affectionate,… Read More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Head to Broadway

The hit musical based on Roald Dahl’s classic children’s book will also be heading on a UK tour after it finishes its run in the West End.  Directed by Sam Mendes, the news comes as the musical enters its fourth and final year in the West End, with tickets available  to buy until Saturday the… Read More