Summer and Smoke Almeida Theatre Four stars Book Now Despite the poetic beauty of Tennessee Williams’s writing, at the height of his success, his dramas were rooted in reality, whether a St Louis apartment or a plantation home in the Deep South. His rarely produced 1948 play Summer and Smoke is set in the small, […]
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Romola Garai is to play the title role in Ella Hickson’s play The Writer when it premieres at London’s Almeida Theatre from 14 April – 26 May 2018.
While everyone should enjoy Ink, I am sure that many people who are more discerning than I am will find it spectacular.
Further casting has been announced to join Ben Whishaw in the world premiere of Christopher Shinn’s new play Against at the Almeida Theatre. Adelle Leonce, Naomi Wirthner and Elliot Barnes-Worrell are the latest additions to the production which is being directed by Ian Rickson. The Almeida has also announced that tickets will go on sale […]
The Treatment feels rather tame but, in this revival, it remains a mesmerising, entertaining dark comedy that conjures up the confusing perplexities of modern life.
Bertie Carvel and Richard Coyle are to lead the cast of James Graham’s new play about The Sun newspaper at the Almeida Theatre. Carvel will play a “young and rebellious” Rupert Murdoch who bought the struggling tabloid in 1969 and relaunched it as the populist publication it is today. Coyle will play Larry Lamb who […]
Alas poor Sherlock, we know it well. Even in the opening scenes of this ingenious production, it was clear that Andrew Scott would more than match his TV co-star Cumberbatch.
Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold has announced a new season of plays exploring leadership in crisis and the power of words. The season will begin at the end of April with The Treatment, a play by Martin Crimp. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (returning to the Almeida following her award-winning production of Chimerica) The Treatment […]