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REVIEW: Queen Anne (Theatre Royal Haymarket) ★★

Historical dramas continue to be popular, both in literature, on stage and on screen. The acclaim of Shakespeare In Love and Nell Gwynn has given rise to several historical comedies that combine music and dance to rapturous applause and frivolity. Unfortunately, Queen Anne does not live up to expectations. Although it is clearly not a […]

COOKIES – a new play inspired by Cyber Bullying comes to THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

The Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust in partnership with the Pureland Foundation and children’s charity Kidscape present the world premiere of Emily Jenkins’ pioneering new play Cookies for two performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 29th October 2017. “The internet is their battleground. London their surround sound. YouTube their statement maker – their […]

REVIEW: SAND IN THE SANDWICHES (Theatre Royal Haymarket) ★★★★

“I made hay while the sun shone. My work sold. Now, if the harvest is over And the world cold, Give me the bonus of laughter As I lose hold.” Sir John Betjeman is one of Britain’s best loved poets, with his humorous and poignant verse the very heart of the good old days. In […]

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes to star in VENUS IN FUR at THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

Natalie Dormer and David Oakes will star in the West End premiere of David Ives’ hit Broadway play Venus in Fur this autumn for a strictly limited nine week engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. This critically-acclaimed two-hander will run from 6 October to 9 December. Enigmatic actress Vanda Jordan appears unannounced for an audition […]

Further cast announced for QUEEN ANNE at the THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

Romola Garai will star as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as the eponymous monarch in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Queen Anne. Completing the cast will be Daisy Ashford as Lady Clarendon, Sheena Bhattessa as Lady Somerset, Gabrielle Brooks as Jezebel and Lady Russell, Dave Fishley as King William III and Groom, […]

REVIEW: THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? (Theatre Royal Haymarket) ★★★★

Edward Albee has taken over London’s Haymarket, with two of his productions around the corner from one another, both of which are violent, distressing and difficult for both the actor and the audience member. Winner of the Tony Award for Best New Play and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, The Goat, or […]

Check out these images of DAMIAN LEWIS rehearsing THE GOAT OR WHO IS SYLVIA

Rehearsal images for Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? are released today, ahead of the production’s first preview. Albee’s darkly comic play about a family in crisis will run for a strictly limited 12 week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 24 March to 24 June 2017. In Ian Rickson’s production, a […]

Full cast announced for Edward Albee’s THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?

Full casting for Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? has been announced. Joining Damian Lewis and Sophie Okonedo, who play husband and wife Martin and Stevie in Ian Rickson’s production, will be Jason Hughes as Martin’s oldest friend Ross and Archie Madekwe as their son Billy. Edward Albee’s The Goat, or Who Is […]

REVIEW: THE LIBERTINE (Theatre Royal Haymarket) ★★★★

Stephen Jeffreys’ ‘The Libertine’, currently playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a limited ten week run, tells the story of the truly remarkable life of ‘John Wilmot’, the second Earl of Rochester. From a young man with a penchant for whores and booze to a withered, dissatisfied husband banished from all he loves, we […]

Check out these production images of Dominic Cooper and the cast of THE LIBERTINE

Dominic Cooper stars in Stephen Jeffreys’ sexually charged masterpiece The Libertine this autumn. Directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winning Terry Johnson, the play continues its limited run at Bath Theatre Royal until 17 September as part of the theatre’s 2016 summer season, prior to a West End engagement at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 22 […]

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