Full marks to the National for having a jolly good go with this attempt; it may yet be made to work as well as the show clearly intends to. But more work it will need before that happens.
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Slickly directed by Rufus Norris, Mosquitoes entertains and enlightens although, if I may use one of its metaphors, it lacks bite.
Full casting has been announced for Mosquitoes at the National Theatre. Alice is a scientist. She lives in Geneva. As the Large Hadron particle collider starts up in 2008, she is on the brink of the most exciting work of her life, searching for the Higgs Boson. Jenny is her sister. She lives in Luton. […]
Trimmed down by about 30 minutes since previews began, Common has gained momentum in time for press night although it still feels like it needs more work.
After nearly 1,500 performances, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is nearing its end in London. Mark Ludmon looks back over its five-year run. Nearly five years – or 1,743 days – after Christopher Boone first set out to investigate The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre, […]
Following the success of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Car Man, New Adventures have announced the World Premiere of Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes. The production will open at the Theatre Royal Plymouth on Monday 21 November before undertaking a UK tour. A beloved fairy-tale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has […]
CLICK FOR THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG… TOUR DATES BELOW A new tour of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In the Night-Time will be presented in 2017. The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is currently on a nationwide tour of the UK and […]
Zinnie Harris’s How to Hold Your Breath is a perplexing play, but not necessarily in a bad way. With a shifting tone from comedy to horror, it takes you in different, unexpected directions so you never quite know where you are going or what is happening.