Patrick Marber’s The Red Lion transfers to Trafalgar Studios

Patrick Marber’s The Red Lion is to transfer to Trafalgar Studios for a limited season from 1 November – 2 December 2017. This powerful, touching locker room drama reaches beyond the beautiful game. It explores contrasting ideas about loyalty, ambition and what it takes to win, from the perspectives of three different generations. Following a sell out run at Live Theatre in Newcastle, Director Max Robert’s new version of the play sees Stephen Tompkinson (Spamalot – West End, DCI Banks; Drop The Dead Donkey), John  Bowler (It Just Stopped – The Orange Tree; Operation Elvis – RSC/Almeida) and Dean Bone (The Terminal Velocity Of Snowflakes and The Savage – Live Theatre) reprise their roles. Through Marber’s own personal experiences with non-league football, The Red Lion goes far beyond the pitch to look at hope, obsessions and the desperation of humanity to be part of something. It is a piece thatresonates … Read more

FIRST LOOK: David Tennant In Don Juan In Soho

David Tennant in Don Juan In Soho

We are pleased to bring you Helen Maybanks’ great production images from Patrick Marber’s play Don Juan In Soho starring David Tennant which opens at the Wyndham’s Theatre tonight for a strictly limited eleven week run. “Please don’t be charmed, he’s not a lovable rogue…” Loosely based on Molière’s tragicomedy ‘Don Juan’, this modern update transports the action to contemporary London and follows the final adventures of its debauched protagonist – a cruel seducer who lives only for pleasure. David Tennant (DJ) plays the title role in Patrick Marber’s Don Juan in Soho with Adrian Scarborough as Stan and Gawn Grainger as Louis. They are joined by Theo Barklem-Biggs (Pete), Mark Ebulué (Aloysius), Mark Extance (ensemble), David Jonsson (Col), Dominique Moore (Lottie), Emma Naomi (ensemble), Alice Orr-Ewing (Mattie and Ruby), Himesh Patel (Vagabond), Adrian Richards (ensemble), William Spray (ensemble), Danielle Vitalis (Elvira) and Eleanor Wyld (Dalia). BOOK TICKETS FOR DON … Read more

Hedda Gabler UK Tour

Book now for the Hedda Gabler UK Tour

The National Theatre has announced that its critically-acclaimed, sold-out production of Ibsen’s Hebba Gabler will tour the UK from October 2017 to March 2018. This new version of Ibsen’s masterpiece by Patrick Marber, is directed by acclaimed Olivier and Tony award-winning director Ivo Van Hove. Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free… Patrick Marber said: ‘It has been a huge honour to work with the great Ivo van Hove on this version of Hedda Gabler at the National Theatre. I am thrilled that this tour will enable more people to see his incredible production.’ Lizzy Watts plays the title role and will be joined by Madlena Nedeva (Berte), Christine Kavanagh (Juliana), Abhin Galeya (Tesman), Annabel Bates (Thea), Adam Best (Brack) and Richard Pyros (Lovborg). Set and lighting design for Hedda Gabler is by Jan Versweyveld, with costume design by An D’Huys and sound by Tom Gibbons. The Associate … Read more

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