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Bertie Carvel to star in West End transfer of INK at the Duke Of York’s Theatre

Fleet Street. 1969. The Sun rises. A young and rebellious Rupert Murdoch asks the impossible and launches The Sun’s first editor’s quest: to give the people what they want. No matter the cost. Following a sell-out season at the Almeida, Ink, written by James Graham (This House) and directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III), […]

OUR LADIES OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR transfers to the West End

Following a critically-acclaimed opening at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, subsequent UK tour and sell-out run last summer at the National Theatre, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour opens in the West End in May 2017 at the Duke of York’s Theatre. Vicky Featherstone’s smash-hit production of Lee Hall’s musical adaptation of Alan Warner’s The Sopranos reunites […]

REVIEW: THE DRESSER (Duke of Yorks) ★★★★

Ronald Harwood’s 1980 play THE DRESSER is based on his real life past, working as a dresser on tour with Sir Donald Wolfit during the war. The play was well received in both the West End and on Broadway and is now back in London starring Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott. Simply referred to as ‘Sir’, […]

Jenna Russell to star in DOCTOR FAUSTUS at the Duke of York’s Theatre

Due to unprecedented demand, a 3 week extension is announced today for The Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Doctor Faustus. Full casting has also been announced with Jenna Russell taking the role of Mephistopheles. Jade Anouka (Wagner), Tom Edden (Good Angel), Danielle Flett (Valdes), Brian Gilligan (Cornelius), Forbes Masson (Lucifer), Craig Stein (Evil Angel) and […]

The Nether – Duke of Yorks Theatre

Where do we draw the line between right and wrong, fact and fiction, reality and fantasy? The topic covered in The Nether surrounds the taboo subject of paedophilia. Set in the year 2050 (scarily close to the time we actually live in), the play explores a world where virtual gaming has crossed into a sinister […]

When good shows go bad – theatre disasters

This week, 78 year old actor Brian Blessed collapsed on stage with a suspected heart attack at the beginning of his performance of King Lear. He returned to the stage 20 minutes later, apologised for the interruption and performed the play. This got me thinking about some of those awful things that have happened on […]

Constellations

Wilma’s Rating [rating=4]   Constellations is the third in a series of Royal Court productions being staged at London’s Duke of Yorks Theatre. The wonderful Posh and the not quite so wonderful Jumpy have previously been staged here with Constellations ending its West End season. The Royal Court are certainly going out with a bang! […]

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