FIRST LOOK: Robert Lindsay in Prism at Hampstead Theatre

Prism Hampstead Theatre

  Hampstead Theatre presents the world premiere of Terry Johnson’s delightfully witty and poignant new play Prism, based on the extraordinary life of double Oscar-winning cinematic master Jack Cardiff (An African Queen, The Red Shoes, Black Narcissus). We are pleased to bring you these great first look rehearsal photos. Robert Lindsay returns to Hampstead Theatre as Jack, ‘the man who made women look beautiful’, and will be joined by Claire Skinner, Rebecca Night and Barnaby Kay. Legendary cinematographer Jack Cardiff has retired to the sleepy village of Denham, Buckinghamshire.  His days of hard work – and play – on some of the most famous sets in the world are now long behind him, as are his secret liaisons with some of the most famous women in the world… Surrounded by memorabilia from a lifetime of ‘painting with light’, the writing of an autobiography should be an easy matter – were … Read more

Terry Johnson’s Dead Funny Comes To The Vaudeville Theatre

Book now for Dead Funny at the Vaudeville Theatre

Terry Johnson’s comedy Dead Funny returns for a strictly limited season to London’s Vaudeville Theatre from 27 October 2016. Eleanor wants a child. Richard would oblige if he could, but he’s too busy running the Dead Funny Society. When British comedy heroes Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill turn up their toes in the same week the Society gather for a celebration of hilarity and laughter. But Eleanor’s grin masks a grimace. When your marriage is deader than either Morcambe or Wise it’s hard to see the funny side of things. Dead Funny will star Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd, In The Club, Humans), Steve Pemberton (The League of Gentleman, Benidorm, Whitechapel), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, The Cafe), Emily Berrington (The Inbetweeners 2, Humans, 24) and Rufus Jones (W1A, Hunderby, The Casual Vacancy). BOOK NOW FOR DEAD FUNNY AT THE VAUDEVILLE … Read more

Dominic Cooper to star in The Libertine at Theatre Royal Haymarket

Dominic Cooper in The Libertine

Dominic Cooper returns to the stage this year to play debauched 17th Century rake the Earl of Rochester in The Libertine. This sexually charged masterpiece by award-winning playwright Stephen Jeffreys will play a limited run as part of the 2016 summer season at Bath Theatre Royal from 31 August to 17 September prior to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket from 22 September to 3 December 2016. Full casting has yet to be announced for The Libertine which will be directed by the Olivier and Tony Award-winning Terry Johnson. John Wilmot, the second Earl of Rochester is a charismatic poet, playwright and rake with a legendary appetite for excess. Yet this most ardent of hedonists is forced to reconsider everything he thinks and feels when a chance encounter with an actress at the Playhouse sends him reeling. With flair and wit, this wild romp through 1670s London offers an incisive … Read more

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