Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein Comes To Garrick Theatre

Mel Brooks' new musical comedy Young Frankenstein will come to London's Garrick Theatre in Autumn 2017

Following the success of Mel Brooks’ smash hit musical The Producers comes Young Frankenstein – a new musical comedy based on Brooks’ smash hit movie of the same name which will open at London’s Garrick Theatre on 28 September 2017. Young Frankenstein tickets are now on sale. Young Frankenstein, the wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic, see’s Frederick Frankenstein, an esteemed New York … Read more

Parliamentary Drama This House Comes To The Garrick

Book now for This House at London's Garrick Theatre

This House, the critically acclaimed political drama will transfer to the Garrick Theatre in London in November 2016. This House will open soon at the Chichester Festival, having played two sell-out seasons at the National Theatre. 1974. The UK faces economic crisis and a hung parliament. In a culture hostile to cooperation, it’s a period when votes are won or lost by one, when there … Read more

A fairytale cast for Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company has revealed the full cast for Romeo and Juliet, the fifth production in the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season. Joining Lily James as Juliet, Richard Madden as Romeo and Derek Jacobi as Mercutio is Meera Syal as the Nurse. Meera Syal said: “I’m so looking forward to joining such an exciting and prestigious company, and to be performing Shakespeare … Read more

REVIEW: Red Velvet, Garrick Theatre ✭✭✭

Red Velvet at the Garrick Theatre

Red Velvet touches on a number of very difficult subjects regarding race, and does so in a compelling and thoughtful manner. The play is generally well written – with a number of excellent touches – and this production contains a host of fine performances, not least Adrian Lester as Ira Aldridge. Nevertheless, Aldridge is an incomplete protagonist, and too many aspects of his life are told to us, rather than shown. This means that, in spite of the play’s many strong qualities, it cannot achieve its full dramatic potential.

Branagh, Brydon and Blakley in comedy The Painkiller

Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon in The Painkiller. Tickets Now On Sale

Kenneth Branagh, Rob Brydon, Claudie Blakley, Marcus Fraser, Mark Hadfield and Alex Macqueen make up the cast of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s new comedy The Painkiller. Directed and adapted by Sean Foley, The Painkiller will be the fifth production in the Plays at the Garrick season and will play from 5 March until 30 April 2016. Foley directs his “dark, yet hilarious” adaptation of … Read more

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