Cast announced for Sid and Viv at Theatre503

Casting announced for Sid and Viv at Theatre503

Casting has been announced for Philip Correia’s debut play Sid and Viv which will debut at Theatre503 in London before transferring to Northern Stage in Newcastle  in October. Charlie Hardwick (Emmerdale ITV, Cabaret Live Theatre) will play Viv and Patrick Driver (A Tale Of Two Cities Regent’s Park, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time Apollo Theatre) will play Sid. They are joined by Aimee Kelly (Wolfblood and Wolfblood 2 – BBC), Joe Blakemore (Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, Vera – ITV), Ryan Nolan (Neil – Alphabetti Theatre; Sunshine on Leith – Sage Productions) and Sarah Balfour (Valhalla and Burning Bridges – Theatre 503). Everyone says Sid and Viv’s house in dangerous, weird and a bit freaky. So why does Dunney think it feels so much like home? Dunney is a young lad who doesn’t fit in and to make matters worse he lives in Blyth, Northumberland, voted … Read more

REVIEW: The Heresy Of Love, Shakespeare’s Globe ✭✭✭

The Heresy Of Love at Shakespeare's Globe

The Globe is not really a space for claustrophobic intense drama and this production really brings that home. This production would look and feel very different in the Sam Wanamaker Theatre and probably should have been programmed there. The openness of the space works against the building tension in Edmundson’s writing and Dove’s direction does not utilise the wide spaces in a way which enhances or accentuates the dark, brooding and Machiavellian aspects of the religious politics and the dogma dissection.