REVIEW: SHOPPING AND F**CKING (Lyric Hamersmith) ★★★★

Mark Ravehill’s first full-length play, Shopping and F**king made it’s debut in 1996 at the Royal Court Upstairs, before embarking on national and international tours. When first produced Shopping and F**king received mixed reviews due to it’s themes of sexual violence, including a depiction of underage male rape. While more positive reviews commented on the […]

Full casting announced for Bugsy Malone at the Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Sir Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone, which returns to the Lyric for a limited 12 week run following the critically acclaimed, Olivier-nominated 2015 production. Starring a diverse range of talented young performers aged 9 and over, the lead roles will be performed by three different casts in rotation. […]


As a theatre nerd I’ll admit I’ve seen a fair few productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. From ethereal forests to derelict junk yards, there are hundreds of ways to interpret Shakespeare’s arguably funniest play. Therefore, when you come across a production like Filter & the Lyric Hammersmith’s sublimely ridiculous interpretation it’s a bit of […]

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