Ivanov

Lvov: I speak plainly and to the point. Only a man without a heart could misunderstand me. Ivanov: Usually you make three points. One, my...

Review – Hamlet

How all occasions do inform against me, and spur my dull revenge. Hamlet is much performed; sometimes people argue that it is performed too often, that...
Imperium

Review – The Imperium : The Cicero Plays

When the RSC gets it right, standards are uncompromised, stars are born, great acting is everywhere, and the lustre of theatre is never brighter....
Platonov

Platonov

Platonov has it all: sex, fireworks, attempted suicides, contemplated suicide, a stroke victim, hired assassins, murder and witty, witty banter. And vodka. Lots of...
About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody will soon be talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie, an irrepressibly delightful new musical premiering in Sheffield. It's an absolute triumph in every...
Damsel In Distress

A Damsel In Distress – Review

The “new” stage musical version of A Damsel In Distress (originally a novel, then a successful play and later a silent film and finally...
Wonderful Life

Review – It’s A Wonderful Life

It might take a train trip to get there, but the warmest, most appropriately celebratory, Christmas spirit entertainment currently on offer is well worth...

The Seagull

There are many enduring images: the moon caressing the make-shift stage, built in the Lake to accommodate Konstantin’s “avant grade” play; Polina storming off,...

Review – The Ingenious Gentleman – Don Quixote

It's a performance of tremendous skill, sensitive and haunting. He makes every word a jewel that sparkles, attracts attention, adds to the overall splendour...

Review – Cymbeline

Cymbeline appears to be like London buses: you wait a long time to see one; then when one comes so do many others; and...

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Saturday, Sunday, Monday

This new production of Saturday, Sunday, Monday puts a venerable war-horse through a striking new set of paces reflecting great credit on ensemble values...

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