Seeing Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of The Graduate, I find that thirty plus years have put me entirely on the side of Mrs. Robinson
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It’s a little ironic that, in a time of cross gender, age and ethnic blind casting, multi-media work and when the theatre is trying to find the next big thing, a well-structured slice of naturalistic drama may yet be the best new play of 2016. Unmissable.
Around the World in 80 Days is one of the classic tales by Jules Verne, who in the 19th century wrote epic stories of adventure and futuristic scenarios that still captivate the readers of today. This production at the St James Theatre until 17th January is a retelling by Laura Eason who pays due homage […]
Casting has been announced for a new production of Around The World in 80 Days which will run at the St James Theatre from November 26, 2015. Robert Portal will take on the role of Phileas Fogg will be Robert Portal. Simon Gregor will play Passepartout, with Tony Gardner as Inspector Fix, Shanaya Rafaat as […]
Following its run in the West End, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest will embark on a tour of the UK in late 2015. With a cast including Nigel Havers, Sian Philips, and Christine Kavanagh performing as The Bunbury Company Of Players, this new production is directed by Lucy Bailey, designed by William Dudley […]
A new stage production of Jules Verne’s classic 1873 novel, Around the World in 80 Days, directed by Lucy Bailey, will open at the St. James Theatre this Christmas, just a stone’s throw from the Reform Club on Pall Mall where Phileas Fogg’s adventure begins. In an adaptation by playwright Laura Eason, a writer on […]
Lucy Bailey has presided over a fraud – this is not Wilde’s play and it doesn’t pretend to be when you are in your expensive seat. But to lure you to pay for the ticket, it masquerades as Wilde’s wonderfully witty and practically perfect play.