Lyric Hammersmith announces new shows and revives Ghost Stories

Leave To Remain Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Hammersmith is to premiere a new play with songs by the lead singer of Bloc Party, starring Tyrone Huntley, and bring back its break-out hit Ghost Stories as part of its season for spring 2019. The Lyric Hammersmith is to premiere a new play with songs by the lead singer of Bloc Party, starring Tyrone Huntley, and bring back its break-out hit Ghost Stories as part of its season for spring 2019. Artistic director Sean Holmes today announced the programming from January 2019 which is his last season as artistic director of the west London theatre after nearly 10 years in the role. From 18 January to 16 February, the theatre will stage the world premiere of Leave to Remain, written by TV scriptwriter Matt Jones with music by Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke. Directed by Robby Graham and designed by Rebecca Brower, it will star Olivier Award-nominated Tyrone … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Jack and the Beanstalk at Lyric Hammersmith

Jack and the Beanstalk at Lyric Hammersmith

Take a look at these great first look production images from the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith’s festive pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk by Tristram Kenton. With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year’s panto looks set to be the biggest ever. Join Jack on his quest for fortune as Jack and the Beanstalk gets the full Lyric treatment with wonderful characters, live music, dancing, singing and loads of laughs. Jack and the Beanstalk, is co-directed by Artistic Director, Sean Holmes and Jude Christian, an Artistic Associate of the Lyric. Daniel Fraser plays Jill, Kayla Meikle plays Daisy the Cow, Faith Omole plays Jack, Cherrelle Skeete plays Fairy Cucumber, Vikki Stone plays Fleshcreep and Kraig Thornber will play Dame Lotte Trottalot. The ensemble is built up of six young performers, as part of the Lyric Hammersmith’s commitment to nurturing young … Read more

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