Mark Rylance Returns To West End in Nice Fish

Book now for Nice Fish at the Harold Pinter Theatre

Producer Sonia Friedman has announced the West End transfer of Nice Fish, the critically-acclaimed new comic play by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins. The production will be directed by Clare van Kampen who previously wrote Farinelli and The King. Nice Fish has played to Sold Out houses at the American Repertory Theatre at Harvard University, Cambridge and St Ann’s Warehouse in New York. It will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre for a strictly limited season in November 2016. n a unique collaboration with critically-acclaimed Minnesotan contemporary prose poet Louis Jenkins, Mark Rylance draws on his teenage years in the frozen winters and culture of the American Midwest. This beguiling new play follows an ice fishing expedition where the ordinary and extraordinary collide in a sublimely playful and profound way. On a frozen Minnesota lake, the ice is beginning to creak and groan. It’s the end of the fishing season … Read more

Farinelli And The King- More Tickets Available

Mark Rylance in Farinelli at the Sam Wanamker Playhouse

More tickets (including on stage seating) for Farinelli And The King at The Duke Of York’s Theatre went on sale this morning at 10am. Set in eighteenth-century Spain, Claire van Kampen’s new play tells the intriguing true story of Farinelli, once the world’s most famous castrato and one of the greatest celebrities of his time, and his decision to trade fame and fortune in the opera houses of Europe for a life of servitude at the court of King Philippe V. Farinelli and the King explores the dynamics between Farinelli and the royal couple and features many of the exquisite arias by Handel, that were first sung by Farinelli in the 1730’s. Farinelli and the King is directed by John Dove and designed by Jonathan Fensom with musical arrangements by Claire van Kampen. Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall, Jerusalem, Richard III, Twelfth Night) reprises his role as King Philippe V of … Read more

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