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Film review: The Witches (2020)

Robert Zemeckis takes on Roald Dahl’s The Witches for a new spin but loses his purpose pretty…

Posted in Donmar Warehouse Inua Ellams James Graham Mark Gatiss National Theatre News Shakespeare Tennessee Williams Theatre Young Vic

News: National Theatre at Home Phase 3

The National Theatre has today announced further productions that will be streamed live on YouTube every Thursday…

Posted in Alexi Kaye Campbell Alice Birch Alistair McDowall Anton Chekhov Arthur Miller Brian Friel David Eldridge David Greig David Harrower Dennis Kelly Duncan Macmillan Ella Hickson Frank McGuinness Jack Thorne John Webster Jordan Tannahill Laura Wade Lockdown Treats Lorraine Hansberry Marina Carr Matt Charman Moira Buffini Morgan Lloyd Malcolm News Nicholas Wright Pam Gems Penelope Skinner Peter Shaffer Philip Ridley Shakespeare Stef Smith Theatre Thomas MIddleton Tom Stoppard Tom Wells Winsome Pinnock Yasmina Reza

News: The Mono Box launch The Monologue Library

I mean, just look at this absolute treasure trove of theatrical talent!  We are proud to announce…

Posted in Jack Thorne Lin-Manuel Miranda Philip Pullman TV

TV Review: His Dark Materials Series 1

Or to give it its true title, Ruth Wilson in His Dark Materials, the BBC scores big…

Posted in Jack Thorne Philip Pullman TV

TV Review: His Dark Materials Episode 1

After what has felt like an interminable wait, the BBC’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials…

Posted in Bridge Theatre Lucinda Coxon Theatre Theatre review

Review: Alys, Always, Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner finally directs a play by a woman but Lucinda Coxon’s adaptation of novel Alys, Always…

Posted in Donmar Warehouse Jack Thorne Lin-Manuel Miranda Musicals News Not-London Philip Pullman Royal Court Royal Exchange Shakespeare Southwark Playhouse Theatre TV UK

Casting news aplenty!

I round up some of the recent casting news, including Queen Margaret at the Royal Exchange, Wasted…

Posted in Shakespeare TV

TV Review: King Lear, BBC Two

A contemporary adaptation of King Lear does little to prove its worth on BBC Two “Some villain…

Posted in Donmar Warehouse Theatre

Not-a-review: The Way of the World, Donmar Warehouse

Snuck into this early on in its preview period and it was clearly still a work-in-progress, running…