Bridge Theatre: A Very Very Very Questionable Year

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr’s year-old theatre is testing my patience. The mission statement of the two Nicks was to focus primarily on new plays. I suppose they did do that. One thing’s for sure, though – the 900-seat, £12.5m Bridge Theatre, has the best...

COMPANY is exciting, fresh and relevant

Further proof, if it were needed, there’s not a single theatre format that can’t be improved by the presence of Marianne Elliott. See: Angels in America / War Horse / Curious Incident. Elliott & Harper’s gender-switch reinvention of Stephen Sondheim’s musical...

So obviously ‘The Inheritance’ is fairly incredible

Right – so I’ve seen The Inheritance (again) and it’s a pretty astonishing piece of work. The Young Vic’s show of the year: The Inheritance, written by Matthew Lopez and directed by Stephen Daldry, is as close to theatre perfection as it gets. Is the hype real?...

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One week to go until TheatreCraft 2018

It’s only a week to go until hundreds of top theatre organisations and industry experts descend on the Waldorf Hilton Hotel and surrounding venues for TheatreCraft 2018, the UK’s biggest free off-stage careers event. All day on Monday 19 November, over 1000...

New season announced at the Finborough Theatre

The Finborough Theatre completes the 150th birthday year of the Finborough Theatre building and moves into a new year with a three month season of plays embracing – as always – both unique rediscoveries and vibrant new writing. Our new season includes a rediscovered...

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