Trevor Nunn To Direct War Of The Roses

The War Of The Roses directed by Trevor Nunn at The Rose Theatre Kingston

Trevor Nunn will direct The War Of The Roses, a gripping adaptation of four of Shakespeare’s history plays at the Rose Theatre Kingston in rep from 16 September until 31 October 2015. The adaptation features William Shakespare’s Henry VI Parts I, II and III and Richard III. The War Of The Roses is a trilogy of plays first produced at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1963 by company founders John Barton and Peter Hall about one of the most intriguing and tumultuous periods of British history – the 15th Century conflict between the House Of York and the House Of Lancaster for the throne of England. The War Of The Roses will be performed by an acting company of 20 professional actors, combined with a local community chorus to complete the ensemble. This will be the largest company to play the Rose’s stage since the theatre opened. Director Trevor Nunn … Read more

The Absence Of War 2015 UK Tour

Reece Dinsdale in the 2015 Uk Tour of David Hare's The Absence Of War

CLICK FOR THE ABSENCE OF WAR TOUR DATES BELOW Headlong, The Rose Theatre Kingston and Sheffield Theatres have announced the 2015 UK tour of David Hare’s The Absence Of War. It’s now or never for George Jones. The heavy-smoking, Shakespeare-loving Labour leader needs to get out of opposition and into Number Ten. Plagued by a hostile media, beset by divisions in his party and haunted by his own demons, George has three weeks to convince the Great British Public that he’s their man. But how much compromise is he prepared to make? How can you truly appeal to the man in the street from the Palace of Westminster? And which tie should he wear for Prime Minister’s Questions? Reece Dinsdale will be joined by Theo Cowan, Ameira Darwish, Don Gallagher, James Harkness, Charlotte Lucas, Barry McCarthy, Maggie McCarthy, Cyril Nri, Ekow Quartey, Helen Ryan and Gyuri Sarossy in David Hare’s … Read more

Cast Announced For The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Rose Theatre

The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe at Rose Theatre Kingston

The Rose Theatre Kingston announced the casting for its Christmas production of C S Lewis’s masterpiece The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, adapted for the stage by Theresa Heskins. The Rose’s Director of Learning and Participation, Ciaran McConville, directs Richard Pryal as Aslan and Kate Tydman as The White Witch and they will be joined by Tomm Coles, James Gillan, Daniel Goode and Katy Secombe, as well as a number of actors from the Rose Youth Theatre. The Rose also announces that Richard Pinner, Vice President of the Magic Circle, will be joining the creative team as Illusions Consultant. This new production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe promises a spectacular world of mythical creatures, sparkling spells and an epic battle between good and evil as C S Lewis’ classic story is brought to life. The Pevensie children, Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter, are evacuated from their … Read more