James Graham’s Ink transfers to West End

Ink at Almeida Theatre

The critically acclaimed Ink, which has just played a sell-out season at the Almeida will transfer to the Duke Of York’s Theatre from 9 September – 6 January 2018. James Graham’s play centres around Fleet Street and the offices of The Sun in 1969. A rebellious, young Rupert Murdoch asks The Sun’s Editor the impossible – to give the people what they want. No matter the cost! Directed by Rupert Goold (King Charles III). Ink will star Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Matilda) and Richard Coyle  (The Associate, The Lover) reprising their roles from the Almeida Season. James Graham said: “It’s been such a creatively rewarding experience, building this show at the Almeida. I’m in absolute awe of our actors and the creative team, led by Rupert. And grateful to the audiences who’ve been coming and supporting the work. After being given the chance to revive This House in the West … Read more

Almeida Announce New Season

Almeida Theatre Announce 2017 Season

Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold has announced a new season of plays exploring leadership in crisis and the power of words. The season will begin at the end of April with The Treatment, a play by Martin Crimp. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (returning to the Almeida following her award-winning production of Chimerica) The Treatment is set in a film studio in New York. A young woman has an urgent story to tell. But here, people are products, movies are money and sex sells. And the rights to your life can be a dangerous commodity to exploit. The cast of The Treatment includes Aisling Loftus as Anne and Matthew Needham as Simon. The Treatment will be designed by Giles Cadle, with lighting by Neil Austin, composition by Rupert Cross, fight direction by Bret Yount, sound by Chris Shutt, and voice coaching by Charmian Hoare. Casting is by Julia Horan. The … Read more

Tom Stoppard’s Travesties Transfers To Apollo Theatre

Book tickets for Travesties by Tom Stopard

The Menier Chocolate Factory and Sonia Friedman productions have announced that Tom Stoppard’s award-winning comedy Travesties will transfer to the Apollo Theatre in February 2017. Travesties tickets are now on sale. Tom Stoppard’s dazzling comedy of art, love and revolution features James Joyce, Tristan Tzara and Lenin as remembered — and misremembered — by Henry Carr, a minor British diplomat in Zurich 1917. When Gwendolen and Cecily wander in from The Importance of Being Earnest, Henry’s mind wanders too. He knows he was Algernon in a production in Zurich. But who was the other one? The original production of Travesties premiered at the Aldwych Theatre in 1974, winning the Evening Standard Award for Best Comedy and a New York Critic’s Circle and Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway. Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory selling out ahead of its first preview. This new production is … Read more

Andrew Scott and David Dawson to Star In The Dazzle

The Dazzle with Andrew Scott

The Michael Grandage Company and Emily Dobbs will co-produce the UK premiere of Richard Greenberg’s The Dazzle at Found111, at the old site of Central St Martins School of Arts on Charing Cross Road. “My brother makes an epic of a molecule — what would he do with the world?” New York City. The beginning of the 20th Century. Two brothers sit in their home surrounded by 136 tons of hoarded junk. When a beautiful guest arrives, everybody’s lives are thrown into sharp focus. The Dazzle will star Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Spectre) as Langley, David Dawson (The Duchess Of Malfi, Posh) as Homer and Joanna Vanderham (The Paradise, Dancing On The Edge) as Milly. The Dazzle is directed by Simon Evans and designed by Ben Stone. Please note that The Dazzle will contain partial nudity and is suitable for ages 12+. The Dazzle opens on 15 December, with previews from … Read more

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