Drama

Hattie Morahan to Star in Dominic Dromgoole's Production of The Changeling

Award-winning actress Hattie Morahan will be playing the role of Beatrice-Joanna in Dominic Dromgoole's forthcoming production of The Changeling, opening at the Shakespeare's Globe on the 20th January. Her character in Thomas Middleton's play is a com

How Nigeria Became - A Story and a Spear That Didn't Work , Unicorn Theatre, London

Unicorn Theatre, London: We start with a not particularly successful framing creation story in which Rita Balogun's heavily accented narration is largely incomprehensible. And the aah factor live chicken adds nothing useful. Read the full review

The Taming of the Shrew - Immersion Theatre - UK Tour

The Swinging Sixties: London is electric, setting trends and creating icons. The world’s best known tale of the battle between the sexes nestles among power, music and beauty in a setting where seduction and exclusivity are the words of the day. In t

The Three Sisters - Cockpit Theatre

Working from Chekhov’s original text The Company’s production brings new life and contemporary relevance to this masterpiece. It is a journey of humanity, enlightenment and pain of love on the eve of the Russian revolution. Chekhov’s Prozorov fam

Review: Uncle Vanya (St James Theatre)

John Hannah gives an electrifying performance in Anya Reiss's new version of Chekhov's play.

Henry IV part 1 & 2 - Royal Shakespeare Company - The Barbican

Henry IV, Parts I & II is performed at the Barbican, following its premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon and subsequent UK tour. RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and the creative team that brought you the five star production of Richard II continue their

Do We Do the Right Thing? - Befrank Theatre - Tour

For four and half years the Wiltshire market town of Wootton Bassett stands still as the bodies of 355 dead military personnel are repatriated through its streets. Andy, a middle-aged man, long ago distanced from his military childhood sets out to disc

Howie the Rookie - The Barbican

Take an adrenaline-fuelled ride into Dublin’s underworld. A tale of two halves, narrated first by the Howie, then picked up by the Rookie, unfolds within a landscape of feverish drinking, casual sex and visceral violence. Meet unforgettable character

Camera Lucida - The Barbican

Using salvaged audio recordings he has edited into digital scripts, Dickie Beau channels extraordinary voices onstage, creating an eerie archive of those who might otherwise be lost, or are no longer living. A pioneering artist whose work spans theatre

Uncle Vanya review John Hannahs Yorkshire Chekhov falls flat

Any real sense of tragedy goes missing in a production that encourages too much acting and mistimes the big moments.