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A ploughman and his wife live a simple existence in a pre-industrial time, until the hated local miller ensnares them in a struggle of knowledge, power and attraction. David Harrower’s haunting and poetic thriller established him as one of the UK’s leading contemporary playwrights.  Multi-award winning director Yaël Farber brings her distinctive style to this tense, modern classic. They […]

REVIEW: Committee (Donmar Warehouse) ★★★

‘The Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee takes oral evidence on Whitehall’s relationship with Kids Company’ (known as “Committee” for short, thank goodness) is a brand new production written by Josie Rourke, Artistic Director of the Donmar Warehouse, and Hadley Fraser, established actor of both stage and screen. This is Fraser’s writing debut and with […]

Full cast announced for COMMITTEE… (A NEW MUSICAL) at the DONMAR WAREHOUSE

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall’s Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke. Committee… (A New Musical) is edited from the parliamentary transcript of an oral […]


The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, written by Bertolt Brecht in the 1950s and set in the 1930s, is a satyrical allegory based on Hitler’s rise to power as well as the career of the gangster Al Capone. ‘Ui’ a small time hood, has his sights set on taking over the Chicago cauliflower business, whatever […]

REVIEW: LIMEHOUSE (Donmar Warehouse) ★★★★

One Sunday morning in 1981, four prominent Labour politicians – Bill Rodgers, Shirley Williams, Roy Jenkins and David Owen – gather at Owen’s home in Limehouse. The Labour Party, under the leadership of Michael Foot, is self-destructing and “the Gang of Four” are desperate to find a political alternative able to beat Thatcher, even if […]


The Donmar Warehouse announced full casting for Bruce Norris’ new translation of Bertolt Brecht’s satirical masterpiece The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, directed by Simon Evans with design by Peter McKintosh. As previously announced, Lenny Henry will make his Donmar debut as Arturo Ui, he is joined by Michael Pennington, who recently played the title role […]

Cast announced for political drama LIMEHOUSE at the Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for playwright Steve Waters’ searing new drama Limehouse. The play imagines what happened when the ‘Gang of Four’ met in 1981 to break away from the Labour party and form the SDP. Casting includes Roger Allam as Roy Jenkins and Tom Goodman-Hill as David Owen, joining the previously […]

REVIEW: SAINT JOAN (Donmar Warehouse) ★★★

Joan of Arc is one of the most documented historical figures from the 15th century and so despite being around more than 1600 years ago, her story has survived and can be accurately told. Bernard Shaw’s 1923 play about ‘The Maid’, Joan of Arc, returns to the West End at the Donmar Warehouse, directed by […]

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