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Drama

Pay A Visit To Our Town At The Almeida

“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.

Ade Edmondson: I never laughed as hard as I did with Rik

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.

Jane Horrocks: the rise - and rise again - of Little Voice

The diminutive actress has made an unlikely return to the big time, says William Langley.

Young Vic Plays Out Chekhov Against NIMBY Worries

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.

The Cherry Orchard - Young Vic

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

East is East, Trafalgar Studios, London – review

Sam Yates’ crisp, funny revival of Ayub Khan Din’s hit comedy is period, yet resonates powerfully today.

East Is East Is Right For West End

Perhaps it’s because of its filmic origins, but East is East starring Jane Horrocks brings a grounding and everyday tenderness rarely found in the grand halls of the West End.

Review: East is East (Trafalgar Studios)

'It still works as a cunningly engineered drama of assimilation and resentments'

Unidentified Item in the Bagging Area - Old Red Lion, London

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

Love’s Labour’s Lost, Love’s Labour’s Won - Royal Shakespeare Theatre

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