Review Round Up…The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre

Sean O’Casey’s play focuses on a pivotal moment in Irish history between November 1915 and Easter 1916. But is this revival worth a watch?  The Guardian: **** “O’Casey’s play may be, as this production suggests, a tenement tragedy, but it is one that movingly affirms the importance of life over bloodstained ideals.” The Telegraph: ****… Read More

PREVIEW: The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre

Rehearsals have begun for the production of Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars, running at the Lyttelton Theatre from the 2oth July.  The production is directed by Howard Davies and Jeremy Herrin and marks the centenary of the Easter Rising. From November 1915 to Easter 1916, as the rebellion builds to a climax half… Read More