FIRST LOOK: Kneehigh’s production of Brief Encounter by Noel Coward

Brief Encounter Kneehigh Theatre

Take a look at Steve Tanner’s first look production images from Kneehigh Theatre’s award-winning production of Noel Coward’s Brief Encounter, adapted and directed by Emma Rice which is currently playing at Birmingham Repertory Theatre until 17 February, followed by The Lowry, Salford from 20 to 24 February, before its West End season at Empire Cinema Haymarket from 2 March to 2 September 2018. Switching between … Read more

REVIEW: The Tin Drum, West Yorkshire Playhouse ✭✭✭✭

The Tin Drum review

The Tin Drum West Yorkshire Playhouse 4 Stars Tour Info On one level the story can seem simple, almost childish, with Nursery Rhyme overtones of drums and toy shops – yet ‘The Tin Drum’ is fiendishly diverse and complex tale that defies any brief summary.  A child genius, Oskar, is born to a background of social and political turmoil; he discovers a God like power … Read more

Director Of Tobacco Factory Moves To Kneehigh Theatre

Ali Robertson

After eight years at Tobacco Factory Theatres, director Ali Robertson has announced his new appointment as executive producer at the acclaimed Kneehigh Theatre. Robertson said: “I have enjoyed eight fantastic years as Director of Tobacco Factory Theatres and believe it has become one of the foremost producing and presenting theatres in the country. “Under the direction of an exceptional staff and board the theatre works … Read more

Shakespeare’s Globe Announces First Season Under Emma Rice

Emma Rice - Artistic Director Shakespeare's Globe

This information was updated on 25th February, 2016Shakespeare’s Globe today announced Emma Rice’s inaugural season as Artistic Director which will be entitled the Wonder Season. The season will comprise A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Taming Of The Shrew, Macbeth, 946 The Amazing Story Of Adolphus Tips and Imogen, whilst Jonathan Munby’s The Merchant Of Venice starring Jonathan Pryce will open at the Liverpool Playhouse, tour … Read more

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