Following on from the return of the critically-acclaimed, five-star production of Cyrano de Bergerac, The Jamie Lloyd Company brings Chekhov’s tale of love and loneliness to the Harold Pinter Theatre from 29 June for 11 weeks only. Read our interview with Jason Barnett Q: Can you tell us about this production of The Seagull? Jason: Oh it feels incredibly radical, like a new way of approaching this beautiful and complex and funny piece. No scenery or props to speak of and the lightest … [Read more...]
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From long-running plays such as The Mousetrap and Witness for the Prosecution to other productions running now or opening in 2023.
Producer Runaway Entertainment is delighted to announce that the critically acclaimed, smash hit, supernatural thriller 2:22 - A Ghost Story will extend its run at The Criterion Theatre when the current run ends on 4 September. It will play a 18-week season running through to 8 January 2023. The extension means that the production will have its first Halloween performance on Monday 31 October - be afraid! Last week the Center Theatre Group announced the US premiere of 2:22 A Ghost Story at … [Read more...]
It’s well known that the Prince of Denmark is a gloomy kind of chap who mopes around a lot. Usually, this is put down to the death of his father and the actions of his mother and uncle but, maybe there is a different explanation. An idea that is explored by Series2 Theatre Company in their production of Hamlet at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre. In a basement flat, Hamlet (Joseph Ryan-Hughes) is mooching around. He wanders back and forth in a distracted manner clutching a pamphlet in his hand. … [Read more...]
With the production currently playing to critical acclaim and capacity houses, To Kill a Mockingbird is continuing to implement a series of education and outreach initiatives to run alongside the production. Increasing a commitment to schools, and to ensure the production continues to reach as wide an audience as possible, school groups will now have exclusive advance access to all performances until 21 July 2023 when the next academic year ends, ahead of seats going on sale to the … [Read more...]
I only have a vague recollection of Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em – I do at least recall watching some episodes, with the hapless Frank Spencer being well-intentioned but forever infuriating other people and generally being accident-prone. More than anything I recall the canned laughter. Here, the set (Simon Higlett) not only looks like a house from a generation ago but is remarkably innovative, becoming very much part of the narrative. Frank (Joe Pasquale) contradicts the notion that things were … [Read more...]