New Artistic Director of the Young Vic Announced

YOUNG VIC THEATRE APPOINTS KWAME KWEI-ARMAH AS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR The Young Vic is thrilled to announce that Kwame Kwei-Armah will become the new Artistic Director in February 2018. Kwame Kwei-Armah is an award-winning director and playwright and the outgoing Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage where he directed extensively. Directing credits also include New […]

Lucy Light Review

Theatre N16, 19 September – 7 October.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Lucy Light is a funny, feisty and life affirming new play about friendship and cancer that tackles the disease with searing honesty and irreverence. Opening on a wave of nostalgia as BFFs Lucy and Jess celebrate the end of their GCSEs with cheap […]

Cabaret Review

New Wimbledon Theatre 21 – 30 September, UK Tour until December 2017.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Will Young’s Emcee has the audience in the palm of his hand from the moment he appears on stage in this touring production of Cabaret. Rufus Norris’s production never shies away from the growing menace as the people […]

Musical Rewrites Review

Musical Rewrites – Shoots: Wonky Musicals! Aldridge Studio, The Lowry, Manchester – 20th September 2017.  Reviewed by Julie Noller 3*** This is an important week for The Lowry Members, it’s also a week I would’nt normally witness and get to see, so I feel very priveledged. It’s a chance to see snipets of various works […]

CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR 2018 UK TOUR OF STRANGERS ON A TRAIN – CHRISTOPHER HARPER AND JOHN MIDDLETON LEAD A STAR CAST WITH JACK ASHTON AND HANNAH TOINTON

CHRISTOPHER HARPER AND JOHN MIDDLETON LEAD A STAR CAST WITH JACK ASHTON AND HANNAH TOINTON IN A major new production of Strangers on a Train is set to steam into theatres across the UK next year. The masterful and gripping thriller is based on the taught psychological drama by the celebrated writer Patricia Highsmith (The Talented Mr […]

Man to Man Review

Wilton’s Music Hall, 12 – 23 September.  Reviewed by Claire Roderick 4**** Wales Millennium Centre’s production of Man to Man is a tour de force of storytelling. Inspired by the true story of Ella Gericke, who took her dead husband’s identity in the Weimar Republic era, Alexandra Wood’s translation of Manfred Karge’s 1982 play portrays […]

Dust by Milly Thomas to transfer to Soho Theatre | 20 February – 17 March 2018

Dust by Milly ThomasSoho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NETuesday 20th February – Saturday 17th March 2018, 7.15pmPress Night: Friday 23rd February 2018, 7.15pm Fresh from an award-winning, sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Dust by Milly Thomas (Clique, BBC3; Clickbait and A First World Problem, Theatre503), directed by Sara Joyce, now transfers to […]