Review Round Up: Best of Enemies, Young Vic Theatre

We round up the reviews for James Graham’s new play now playing at the Young Vic Theatre. WhatsOnStage: ***** “At one point early in the second half, gripped to my seat, I started to wonder whether anyone who wasn’t as obsessed as I am with American history in the late 20th century would be as… Read More

Review Round Up: Hamlet, Young Vic Theatre

Discover what critics had to say about Greg Hersov’s production now playing at the Young Vic Theatre. The Guardian: **** “The production makes it abundantly clear that this is a play about family grief, from Ophelia’s unravelling to Laertes’s helplessness at her death, giving us much more than the traditional focus on Hamlet’s mourning alone.… Read More

Inside the Rehearsals…Hamlet, Young Vic Theatre

Rehearsal images have been released for the Young Vic Theatre’s upcoming production of Hamlet. The Young Vic Theatre have released rehearsal images for its production of Hamlet which will begin performances at the venue from the 27th September. Directed by Greg Hersov, the cast for this new production of Hamlet is led by Cush Jumbo (The… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Young Vic’s Production of Hamlet

The production will begin performances at the theatre from the 25th September. Joining the previously announced Cush Jumbo (The Good Wife, The Good Fight) as Hamlet in Greg Hersov’s production will be: Jonathan Ajayi (Laertes), Joana Borja  (Guildenstern/Osric), Adrian Dunbar (Claudius/The Ghost), Tara Fitzgerald (Gertrude), Norah Lopez Holden (Ophelia), Jonathan Livingstone (Horatio), Joseph Marcell (Polonius), Adele Oni (Bernardo), Taz Skylar (Rosencrantz/Fortinbras/Marcellus) and Leo Wringer (Fortinbras Captain/Player/Gravedigger). The production was initially set to play at… Read More

Review Round Up: Changing Destiny, Young Vic Theatre

We round up the reviews for Ben Okri’s Changing Destiny, now playing at the Young Vic Theatre until the 21st August. WhatsOnStage: **** “as it unfolds and explains itself, it exerts a more and more powerful grip, infinitely helped by the communicative and attractive presence of the two actors.” The Guardian: ** “The bigger problem… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Young Vic Production of Changing Destiny

The production is set to play at the theatre from the 9th July until the 21st August. The Young Vic has confirmed that Joan Iyiola (Duchess of Malfi, RSC) and Ashley Zhangazha (Tina The Musical, West End) are set to star in the new stage adaptation of the 4,000-year-old Egyptian poem about the Warrior King Sinuhe by Ben Okri. Vividly brought… Read More

NEWS: Young Vic Announces New Season of Work for 2021

The Young Vic has confirmed details of its new season for 2021 to welcome back theatre makers and audiences. Young Vic Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah has confirmed details of the Young Vic’s new season to welcome back audiences for the first time since he Young Vic’s 50th Birthday celebrations in October 2020.  On the 9th July, the… Read More

NEWS: New Dates Announced For the Young Vic Theatre Production of Hamlet

The production will be playing at the theatre from September. The Young Vic Theatre has confirmed new dates for the upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet which is now set to play at the theatre from the 27th September until the 13th November. This new version of the story is directed by Greg Hersov and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: May 2020

Here’s a guide to what proved popular on Love London Love Culture in May… Review of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert: proving popular this month is our thoughts on the digital release of Les Miserables The Staged Concert starring Alfie Boe and Michael Ball. It was recorded during the show’s concert performances at the Gielgud… Read More

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