The Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for their upcoming production of Bodies by Vivienne Franzmann. Bodies will play from 5 July – 12 August 2017 at the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at the Royal Court. This new play explores the human cost of surrogacy and what we overlook to get what we want. The cast of Bodies includes Lorna Brown (Torn and Clybourne Park – Royal Court, Oresteia – Almeida/West End), Brian Ferguson (Adler & Gibb – Royal Exchange, Oil – Almeida, The Broken Heart – The Globe), Philip Goldacre (Broken Glass – National Theatre, West – Donmar), Salma Hoque (East Is East – West End & UK Tour, Drawing The Line – Hampstead), Justine Mitchell (Gastronauts – Royal Court, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and King Lear – Donmar) and Hannah Rae (Great Expectations – Rose Kingston, TV – Broadchurch). Bodies will be directed by Jude Christian, designed by … Read more
Love Birds is a real hoot but, at 60 minutes, it is clearly a work in progress, squeezing in well over a dozen different songs while giving us just the skeleton of the plot and characters. After its premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it will be interesting to see how Robbie Sherman and his team develop the show and spread its wings.