Sean Foley’s production of The Dresser is simply extraordinary. Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith are outstanding as ‘Sir’ and Norman, whilst the supporting cast, and Harriet Thorpe’s ‘Her Ladyship’ in particular, are truly excellent. It is a thought-provoking, funny and poignant piece, which not only does full justice to Sir Ronald Harwood’s wonderful script, but the acclaimed productions that preceded it.
It has just been announced that Jennifer Haley’s critically acclaimed play The Nether will transfer from The Royal Court to The Duke Of York’s Theatre from the 30th January, with an opening night on the 23 February for twelve weeks only to 25 April 2015. The Nether offers complete freedom – a new virtual wonderland providing total sensory immersion. Just log in, choose an identity and indulge your every desire. An intricate crime drama and a haunting thriller set in the year 2050, The Nether follows an investigation into the complicated, disturbing morality of identity in the digital world, and explores the consequences of making dreams a reality. The Nether, winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, opened at the Royal Court Theatre in July this year where it played to sell-out audiences. Haley’s play received its world premiere in Spring 2013 produced by the Center Theatre Group at … Read more
Preview performances for the hit comedy Neville’s Island begin this Friday at the Duke Of York’s Theatre and we’re delighted to bring you this new trailer for the show. With a star-studded comedy cast featuring Adrian Edmondson (reprising his performance as Gordon from the original run at Chichester), Miles Jupp, Neil Morrissey and Robert Webb, Neville’s Island is written by Tim Firth and directed by Angus Jackson. Neville’s Island follows the misadventures of four out-of-condition, out-of-their-depth businessmen on an out-of-control team-building exercise. Shipwrecked in the Lake District, menaced by wildlife and with only a sausage between them, our unlikely explorers battle the elements and each other as corporate bonding descends into a hilarious carnival of squabbling, French cricket and cagoules. This celebrated production of Neville’s Island marks the play’s triumphant return to the West End, 20 years after the play was first seen in London at the Apollo Theatre, where … Read more