NEWS: Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads to be Revived by the BBC

Filming is now underway for new productions of Alan Bennett’s critically acclaimed and multi-award-winning Talking Heads monologues. Having first aired on BBC Television in 1988 and 1998, ten original pieces of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologues will be re-made with the addition of two new ones written by Bennett last year. They are being produced by Nicholas Hytner’s London Theatre… Read More

REVIEW: Twelfth Night, National Theatre at Home

This joyous and lively production is one of the best versions of Shakespeare’s comedy seen to date. Confession time: I have never been a huge fan of Twelfth Night – in part probably as I have never seen a production that I have been a fan of – not least a disastrous rock and roll… Read More

Review Round Up: Labour of Love, Noel Coward Theatre

Martin Freeman and Tamsin Greig star in James Graham’s latest play directed by Jeremy Herrin. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews… Labour MP David Lyons cares about modernisation and “electability”… his constituency agent, Jean Whittaker cares about principles and her community. Set away from the Westminster bubble in the party’s traditional northern heartlands,… 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

NEWS: Rufus Norris Announces National Theatre’s 2017 Programme

At a press conference this morning, Artistic Director Rufus Norris confirmed details of the National Theatre’s 2017 programme.  The 2017 season at the theatre will include four world premieres as well as two European premieres, that includes star studded casting including Imelda Staunton, Olivia Coleman, Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield. As previously announced, Imelda Staunton… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures

Michael Boyd’s production of Tony Kushner’s  play will run at the Hampstead Theatre from the 15th October until the 26th November.  Hampstead Theatre have confirmed casting for the production, which will include Tamsin Greig, playing the role of Empty. Joining the Olivier nominated actress will be David Calder, Daniel Flynn, Jessica Hynes, Sara Kestelman, Katie Leung,… Read More