FIRST LOOK: All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James

All About Eve tickets Noel Coward Theatre

First production images have been released from Ivo Van Hove’s new adaptation of All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James at London’s Noel Coward Theatre. Enjoy Jan Versweyveld’s first look production images from All About Eve which is now in previews at the Noel Coward Theatre. This new production sees Emmy Award-winner Gillian Anderson as she returns to the stage alongside Lily James in the titular role. BAFTA Award-winner Monica Dolan will play Karen alongside Ian Drysdale as Max Fabian, Tsion Habte as Phoebe, Jessie Mei Li as Claudia Casswell, Julian Ovenden as Bill, Sheila Reid as Birdie, Rhashan Stoneas Lloyd, Stanley Townsend as Addison DeWitt and Pianist Philip Voyzey. Merric Boyd, Fejiro Emasiobi, Charles Hagerty, Chanelle Modi, Stuart Nunn, Phillipa Peak, Grace Stone and Michael Warburton complete the Ensemble. Ivo van Hove’s direction is accompanied by set and lighting design from JanVersweyveld, costume design by An D’Huys … Read more

INTERVIEW: Ivo Van Hove on Hedda Gabler

Ivo Van Hove on Hedda Gabler

Kate Moore speaks to Ivo Van Hove about his production of Hedda Gabler which is now touring the UK. HEDDA GABLER UK TOUR DATES Kate Moore: Hi Ivo, let’s start off by discussing what drew you to Hedda Gabler. Why this play, and why do it now? Ivo van Hove: Well there are a few masterpieces in the world of the theatre and I think this is really Ibsen’s masterpiece. But more than that, it’s also a very personal play. It was written when Ibsen was quite old, ten years after A Doll’s House, and you feel that there is a real urgency for him to write this. And it’s very awkward because this character of Hedda is not so sympathetic, actually. She’s not someone that you can empathise with immediately. I believe it’s actually a portrait of himself. He had an urgency to tell a story about somebody who … Read more