“Simple8’s theatrical adaptation of Caligari is a wonderfully innovative homage to the film. They employ “Poor Theatre” to tell the story, a theatrical style characterised by its absence of elaborate stagecraft.”
Great Expectations has been brought to the screen many times before and all with varying degrees…
“This astonishing production toils with Pinter’s themes of identity and memory to confuse the audience, and the result is nothing short of electric.”
“Rowan Atkinson’s return to drama on the West End stage for the first time since the 1980s was keenly anticipated, though many might have wondered why he chose the role of St John Quartermaine in Simon Gray’s drama.”
‘Life has no pleasure higher or nobler than that of friendship’, said Samuel Johnson in The Idler. This is the jubilant message of Amelia Bullmore’s ode to youth and female solidarity which will delight women in its hilarious honesty.
“I need a double brandy!” exclaimed the gentleman behind me as we filed out of our seats for the interval at The Almeida. Lindsay Posner directs the world première of Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s adaptation of The Turn of the Screw by Henry James.
As winter’s gnarled fingers claw at our cores and we battle the last-minute shopping to…
“When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, with a red hat which doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves , and satin sandals, and say we’ve no money for butter.”
“I found myself at the Donmar Warehouse, preparing to watch Phyllida Lloyd’s Julius Caesar – arguably the most masculine of Shakespeare’s plays – performed by an all-female cast.”
“From the mundane to the truly life-changing, the different paths our lives can or could have taken create a spaghetti junction of possible scenarios for the here and now (and future and past).”
The playwright Arthur Wing Pinero (and, yes, Wing really was his middle name, as opposed…