ON SALE AT 10AM TODAY (WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL) We are pleased to announce that following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Robert Icke’s new production Of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet starring Andrew Scott will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre this Summer. Hamlet will be presented from 9 June – 2 September 2017. The production […]
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Alas poor Sherlock, we know it well. Even in the opening scenes of this ingenious production, it was clear that Andrew Scott would more than match his TV co-star Cumberbatch.
This production brings out Schiller’s themes in a compelling and lucid way while also being an exciting political thriller and a very personal drama about two women trapped by forces greater than themselves.
This adaptation of 1984 is a modern masterpiece. Get your tickets now, before they take you to Room 101.
This is Oresteia, not The Oresteia, the trilogy of plays (Agamennon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides) which won Aeschylus a prize in 458BC and which is considered the “original family drama” and the launching pad for all modern drama, but the free-wheeling, self-indulgent, filmic, and loose “adaptation” by Robert Icke which is now playing at […]
It was announced this week that, due to unprecedented demand, Headlong’s 1984 is extending its run at the Playhouse Theatre until August 23rd, prior to its second UK tour. The play itself reminds us of the dangers of following suit. The popularity of this anti-populist play therefore is a particularly pertinent indicator of some significant […]