Shaw doesn’t exactly give us hope, but he paints a picture we can recognise as speaking to us today. It’s a bit of a wait to get there, but more than worth persevering with.
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Mark Ludmon reviews the sparkling new production of Shaw’s lesser-known play Misalliance at the Orange Tree Theatre
At the end of the day, however, any production of Pygmalion stands or falls by its Eliza and Higgins: here the pairing of Natalie Gavin and Alex Beckett were terrific.
Front and centre, shouldering a Herculean workload of complicated, dense dialogue, is Ralph Fiennes in absolutely cracking form. He has unflagging energy and although he rattles the text at a remarkable speed, he gives full value to each word and makes clear, uncomplicated sense of every passage. He is phenomenal, like a bolt of electricity […]
In the first of our Tales From The Dressing Room series, Penelope Keith chats candidly to JBR about the changes in the industry since her training. “Come in, come in. Welcome to the most elegant dressing room in the West End.” How could it not be? This is, after all, the famed Dressing Room No. […]