Every Brilliant Thing European Tour

Every Brilliant Thing European Tour

Paines Plough is to take the hugely acclaimed show Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan on a new tour across the UK as well as to Ireland and France. Beginning at Quarry Theatre in Bedford on May 2, it will visit over 25 venues, performed by James Rowland who won plaudits during the 2017 tour of the play in Australia and New Zealand. On May 17, the production will, for the first time, be performed simultaneously in Sheffield and Paris, with Jonny Donahoe – the show’s original performer – stepping into the role in France. A play about depression and the ones we love, Every Brilliant Thing was developed with Paines Plough over a decade ago by Duncan Macmillan, whose other hit plays include 1984 with Robert Icke and People Places and Things. It has had a number of guises including an exhibition, a Facebook group and an installation before … Read more

Casting Announced for 1984 at Playhouse Theatre

1984 by George Orwell at the Playhouse Theatre

1984 will return to the Playhouse Theatre for a limited summer season and new casting has just been announced for the show’s third West End season. The cast for the hit West End production of George Orwell’s dystopian masterpiece will be: Rosie Ede, Andrew Gower, Joshua Higgott, Richard Katz, Anthony O’Donnell, Daniel Rabin, Catrin Stewart and Angus Wright alongside Eve Benioff Salama, Cleopatra Dickens, Amber Fernee and India Fowler who will alternate the role of Child. Now seen by over a quarter of a million people, this Headlong, Nottingham Playhouse and Almeida Theatre production premiered at Nottingham Playhouse in September 2013. Since opening, the production has played to packed houses at the Almeida Theatre, as well as throughout its two West End runs and in performances across the globe during national and international tours. 1984 is directed by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan with Daniel Raggett, set and costume is … Read more

REVIEW: People, Places and Things, Wyndham’s Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

Book now for People Places And Things at Wyndham's Theatre

People, Places and Things Wyndham’s Theatre 5 Stars More Info | Book Now Whenever I review I always hope I act with discretion while making the occasional note to refer back to after the performance. I never want to distract my neighbor from the story that is unfolding on stage. There was no chance, however, of this being an issue throughout People, Places, Things at Wyndham’s Theatre – the action is arresting, and the performances thoroughly engaging. This production was so good it stopped me writing; I could not take my eyes off it for a second. Duncan Macmillan’s play, a co-production between The National Theatre and Headlong, enjoyed a successful run at The Dorfman last Autumn, and as the vibrancy of this production spills out into the auditorium it is all too clear why it sold out – its transfer is utterly deserved. In an attempt to recreate the … Read more