It was announced today that Tamara Harvey has been appointed the new Artistic Director of Clwyd Theatr Cymru from August 2015. She becomes the sixth Artistic Director in the theatre’s thirty-nine year history. On her appointment Tamara Harvey said: “I am thrilled to have been invited to be the artistic director of Clwyd Theatr Cymru at such an exciting moment in its history. Terry Hands has done an extraordinary job in building a family of artists and producing brilliant work for a growing loyal audience. Now, as the company moves into its fortieth year, I look forward to widening that circle: nurturing talent from Wales and beyond, and collaborating with companies and artists both near and far to ensure that this beacon of innovation on top of a hill in Mold is an inspiration for Wales, the UK and the rest of the world.” Tamara Harvey has directed in the … Read more
Shaun Evans demonstrates convincingly his skills as an actor – his enlivening of Alex is complex, rich in detail, and utterly beguiling. Capricious, selfish, shrill to the point of ear-drum splitting, cruel and sarcastic, Miranda Raison’s Juliet is spectacularly beautiful on the outside but ghastly on the inside. Raison, a gifted and compelling actress, does her best.
Hampstead Theatre has announced the first two plays on its main stage for 2015. Following a sellout run Downstairs last year, Hampstead Theatre is proud to bring Hello/Goodbye, Peter Souter’s chic comedy, directed by Tamara Harvey to the Main Stage. Starring Shaun Evans and Miranda Raison, Hello/Goodbye is a modern metropolitan guide to falling in (and out of) love. It’s a new year and Juliet, young, smart, and sassy, has got herself a fresh start in a new flat. But amidst the boxes, there’s a strange guy and he is also moving in. He says her agency has messed up and her flat is actually his flat – and he’s not leaving. And the real problem is that, well, he’s rather gorgeous… Hello/Goodbye will run from 21 January – 29 February 2015. Hello/Goodbye will be followed by Zoe Wannamakers return to Hampstead to reprise her acclaimed role as poet Stevie … Read more