REVIEW: A Christmas Carol, Old Vic Theatre

Emma Clarendon went to the Old Vic to catch Jack Thorne’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol for the first time – but did she enjoy it? I have always wondered why the Old Vic have chosen to bring back this production of A Christmas Carol – was it simply because the story is a classic… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Old Vic Theatre’s Production of A Christmas Carol

Jack Thorne’s adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens story will return to the theatre from the 13th November. Casting has been confirmed for the return of Matthew Warchus’s production which returns to the Old Vic Theatre from the 13th November until the 8th January. The production’s cast is set to be led by Stephen Mangan… Read More

Review Round Up: The Man in the White Suit, Wyndham’s Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Sean Foley’s adaptation of the film starring Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon. The Daily Mail: *** “No one puts a foot wrong, yet sporadic laughter is more appreciative than festive. When a comedy has to work this hard, it’s often because it’s not working at all.… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Released for The Man in the White Suit

The production plays at the Wyndham’s Theatre from this evening. Here’s a look at what audience’s can expect… New production images for the world premiere of The Man in the White Suit have been released as Sean Foley’s production, opens for performances at the Wyndham’s Theatre. When Sidney Stratton develops a fabric that never gets… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Man in the White Suit

The production will open for previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 27th September following a run at the Theatre Royal Bath. The full cast and creative team has been announced for the world premiere production of the classic Ealing Studios comedy The Man in the White Suit which will have a three week engagement at… Read More

NEWS: Sue Johnston Joins the Cast of The Man in the White Suit

The actress has been confirmed to join Sean Foley’s stage production of the Ealing Studio comedy. Producers of Sean Foley’s upcoming production of The Man in the White Suit have confirmed that Sue Johnston (The Royle Family, Brookside, Coronation Street) will be joining the production, playing the role of Mrs Watson from 5th September for three weeks… Read More

NEWS: Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon to Star in The Man in the White Suit

Sean Foley’s production will play at the Theatre Royal Bath from the 5th to the 21st September before heading to London’s Wyndham’s Theatre from the 26th September. Based on the Ealing Comedy classic, this world stage premiere is set to star Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon as Sidney Stratton and Daphne Birnley respectively. The 1951… Read More

REVIEW: Guys and Dolls, Royal Albert Hall

This semi-staged concert performance of Frank Loesser’s classic musical fully captures the spirit of the story and the characters that leaves you beaming from ear to ear.  If you are going to do Guys and Dolls there are two things that you have to do to ensure it is successful: one, ensure that you have… Read More

Review Round Up: The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre

Harold Pinter’s play is now officially open at the Harold Pinter Theatre, starring Toby Jones, Zoë Wanamaker, Stephen Mangan and Pearl Mackie. Here is what critics thought… The Guardian: **** ” a production that does rich justice to this strange, elusive play, and it is packed with illuminating detail.” The Stage: **** “Rickson’s production is one of… Read More

PREVIEW: The Birthday Party, Harold Pinter Theatre

It has been announced that Toby Jones, Stephen Mangan and Zoë Wanamaker will star in Ian Rickson’s production of Harold Pinter’s play opening at the Harold Pinter Theatre from the 9th January.  Stanley Webber (Toby Jones) is the only lodger at Meg (Zoë Wanamaker) and Petey Boles’ sleepy seaside boarding house. The unsettling arrival of enigmatic… Read More