Theatre

 
Richard III has one of the most complex openings of all of Shakespeare’s histories, but Fiennes has the knack for explaining the story as he acts...
Ralph Fiennes in Richard III. Photo: Marc Brenner
Caoilfhionn Dunne and Jack Farthing in Wild. Photo: Stephen Cummiskey
It seems like yesterday Andrew was with his girlfriend Cindy in a KFC. Now he’s alone in a Moscow hotel, clandestinely whisked out of the US via Hong Kong...
Oliver Lansley and Michelle Bonnard in The Quiet House. Photo: Graeme Braidwood
In The Quiet House Gareth Farr explores the topical subject of infertility with great sensitivity and flair...
Nathan Ives-Moiba in Soul. Photo: Robert Day
Soul is subtitled “The untold story of Marvin Gaye.” In it Roy Williams explores the tensions in the life of the great soul singer that led to his death, shot by his own father, a shot that starts the play...
News: June 24-30 - Neil Pearson spotted at Hancock’s Half Hour
Actor Neil Pearson was spotted at this week’s showing of Hancock’s Half Hour at The Lion and Unicorn...
Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Genie with the cast of Aladdin. Photo: Deen van Meer
Flabbily-edited and so slow to the boil, this stage musical of Disney’s cartoon Aladdin eventually explodes into life to be rescued by an individual standout performance and a lusciously lavish set...
The cast of Sunset at the Villa Thalia. Photo: Manuel Harlan
It’s 1967 and Theo and Charlotte, a playwright and his actress wife, are renting a small house on Skiathos. They’ve just met an American couple and invited them to dinner...
Jesse Eisenberg (Ben) and Kunal Nayyar (Kalyan) in The Spoils.
Jesse Eisenberg and Kunal Nayyar aren’t exactly stretching them­selves in terms of character diver­...
Owen O’Neill in Absolution
What have Bill Clinton and a psychopathic priest-killer got in common? Nothing – but they share the...
Tsion Habte and Adelayo Adedayo in Cuttin’ It
The NHS estimates that around 137,000 women in the UK are affected by female genital mutilation (...
Daniel Kaluuya in Blue Orange. Photo: Johan Persson
Joe Penhall is one of our finest playwrights and Blue/Orange, first performed in 2000, is as...
We’ve had Corbyn the Musical, and now we have A View from Islington North – an evening of five...
Sarah Alexander and Joe Prowen in A View from Islington North
It may be a first for him but political satire is nothing new Max Stafford Clark tells Amy Smith...
Bake to the future!
Happy birthday Park Theatre! Artistic director Jez Bond was joined by long-term supporter and actor...
Elegy at Donmar Warehouse
Elegy is a 70-minute roller-coaster of a play that achieves more than others three times the length...
The enchanting puppet version of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
This puppet theatre adaptation of Michael Rosen’s We’re Going On A Bear Hunt is the mesmerising...
Guys and Dolls at Phoenix Theatre
Perhaps the best of all musicals, Frank Loesser’s immaculate Guys And Dolls is given a perfectly...
Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicholas Le Prevost in How the Other Half Loves.
This is the story of three very different marriages, all under pressure: Frank and Fiona; Bob and...