NEWS: National Theatre Announces Full Casting for Filmed Version of Romeo & Juliet

Full casting for the filmed production of Romeo & Juliet is announced as a first look image is released. The National Theatre’s feature film production of William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy is set to air on Easter Sunday 4th April at 9pm on Sky Arts in the UK and Friday 23rd April at 9pm on PBS… Read More

Review Round up: Hansard, National Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews Simon Godwin’s production starring Lindsay Duncan and Alex Jennings. The Guardian: *** “while Woods’s play is funny, pleasantly short (90 minutes) and ultimately moving, it also has the structural flaws of the debut dramatist.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Woods writes with clarity and ease; as a former actor, he gives actors… Read More

Review Round Up: Antony and Cleopatra, National Theatre

Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes star in Simon Godwin’s production of Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: **** “Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo are at the top of their game as the self-deluded lovers, and director Simon Godwin proves yet again that he combines a contemporary… Read More

Review Round Up: Twelfth Night, National Theatre

Simon Godwin directs this new production of Shakespeare’s comedy, starring Tamsin Greig. But does it win over the critics?  The Guardian: **** “Godwin’s extravagant, rambunctious production there is almost more stuff and notions than even the Olivier can contain.” The Stage: *** “As a director he’s great at big comedy set-pieces and so it proves… Read More

NEWS: Rehearsal Images Released for Twelfth Night at the National Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the National Theatre’s production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night ahead of the production opening for previews at the National Theatre  on the 15th February.  Directed by Simon Godwin, this new production stars Tamsin Greig as a transformed Malvolia, performing alongside Adam Best, Oliver Chris (Orsino), Claire Cordier, Imogen Doel,… Read More

Review Round Up… Sunset at the Villa Thalia @National Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play stars Elizabeth McGovern and Ben Miles – but what have critics thought about it?  The Evening Standard: ** Henry Hitchings found that: “But this is a contrived play from a writer who has previously done much wiser and more sophisticated work. ” Londonist: **** Chris Bridges was more enthusiastic saying: “Who… Read More

PREVIEW: Sunset at the Villa Thalia, National Theatre

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s new play directed by Simon Godwin will run at the National Theatre’s Dorfman Theatre from the 25th May until the 4th August.   Featuring designs by Hildegard Bechtler , lighting by Natasha Chivers, music by Michael Bruce, movement by Jonathan Goddard and sound design by Tom Gibbons, the play looks at the… Read More

New Trailer: RSC’s Hamlet

A new trailer for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Hamlet, currently running at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre until the 13th August has been released.  Starring Paapa Essiedu, this latest production of Shakespeare’s tragedy confronts us all with a mirror of our own mortality in an imperfect world. It is directed by Simon Godwin and… Read More