Bean and Coleman don’t put a foot wrong. Briskly plotted, dizzily paced with doors flying shut and open with split-second timing, revealing and concealing the players with all the aplomb of a delicious Deuxieme Empire farce, Young Marx is a racy, gallivanting romp, making the earnest lead a figure of fun.
BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these great images from rehearsals of The Mentalists starring Stephen Merchant and Steffan Rhodri. Written by Richard Bean of One Man, Two Guvnors fame, The Mentalists is the story of Ted (Stephen Merchant) who has a master plan to revolutionise the world – and with help from his best friend Morrie (Steffan Rhodri) and his video camera, it may … Read more
It has been announced that after only five months new musical Made In Dagenham will close in the West End on April 11. The show, which stars Gemma Arterton, opened on 5 November at the Adelphi Theatre to mostly good notices but ticket sales did not follow. “Brand new, British musicals are few and far between, particularly those that can make you laugh and move … Read more
A great new video trailer has been released today for the National Theatre’s production of Great Britain by Richard Bean. This comedy based on the relationship between media, the police and politicians has just transferred to the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Read Stephen Collins’ review for Great Britain Find out more about Great Britain and book tickets