“I regard theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being” — Thornton Wilder in the Paris Review, 1956.
Ahead of appearing in stage play Nevilles Island in the West End, Ade Edmondson reflects on his life and work, and on the recent deaths of three close friends, including his Young Ones co-star Rik Mayall.
The developer rubs his hands as the ‘old money’ get blown out of the tatty manor house like cobwebs, and as JCBs creep and chainsaws rev, the very trees in the orchard groan confusion over what happened to that better world they knew.
Trailblazing director Katie Mitchell returns to the Young Vic with her signature lyricism to direct Anton Chekhov’s last and greatest play The Cherry Orchard.
Vigorous and profound, this new version by Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens (A Doll’s
In a world where her husband’s weeding of the garden takes priority over their sex life and her son’s new, exciting life at University leaves her with sleepless nights and a lack of purpose, Victoria is barren, old and useless. Until she meets extrove
Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their idealistic pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting ar