REVIEW: A Streetcar Named Desire, National Theatre at Home

This 2014 Young Vic Theatre production is as heartbreaking as it is powerful to watch. With his production of this classic play by Tennessee Williams, Benedict Andrews powerfully captures all the central themes of the play including the dangers of fantasising, loneliness and mental illness. A Streetcar Named Desire follows the story of Blanche who… Read More

Review Round Up: Julie, National Theatre

Carrie Cracknell directs Polly Stenham’s contemporary adaptation of August Strindberg’s classic play. But what have critics been making of it?  The Guardian: ** “These actors do sterling work but in Stenham’s version I never felt that the tragic outcome was dictated by an inexorable dramatic force.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Even so, it’s too polished, too glossy for… Read More

PREVIEW: Uncle Vanya @Almeida Theatre

Directed by Robert Icke, this new production includes Jessica Brown Findlay, Tobias Menzies and Vanessa Kirby in the cast.  Running at the Almeida Theatre from the 5th February to the 26th March,Uncle Vanya is the latest production directed by Icke at the Almeida Theatre, following the successful Oresteia which also ran at the theatre before… Read More