Bake Off’s Mel Giedroyc to star in UK premiere of Luce

Mel Giedroyc stars in Luce at Southwark Playhouse

Actress and comedian Mel Giedroyc, co-presenter of The Great British Bake Off, will star in the UK première of JC Lee’s play Luce at the Southwark Playhouse. Bookings are now open. Luce will be directed by Simon Dormandy, whose recent productions include the world première of his own stage adaptation of The Hudsucker Proxy, and designed by Dick Bird, who won the 2015 UK Theatre … Read more

REVIEW: Ah, Wilderness!, Young Vic Theatre ✭✭

Ah, Wiulderness by Eugene O'Neill at the Young Vic Theatre London

The combination of sand, water, and romantic moon makes for a touching image towards the end of the play. It is beautifully lit by the talents of Charles Balfour and, for that one moment, it seems as though the shifting, gritty presence of the comatose sand has been worthwhile. Dominic Rowan’s rascally Sid is full blooded and he makes the most of what the part offers. George Mackay is impressive as Richard, vibrant, compelling and suitably obsessive.

REVIEW: Ah Wilderness!, Young Vic, ✭✭✭✭

George MacKay and Dominic Rowan in Ah Wilderness at the Young Vic Theatre in London

Ah, Wilderness! Young Vic 4 stars In his 1932 play Ah, Wilderness, Eugene O’Neill returns to familiar themes such as family life, alcoholism and thwarted idealism but it stands out among his work for having a lightness of touch and event moments of comedy. Set in Connecticut on July 4 in 1906, it is a nostalgic family drama that is said to be O’Neill’s reinvention … Read more

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