David Haig will join Joshua McGuire and Daniel Radcliffe in David Leveaux’s production of Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Old Vic in February. Fifty years after its premiere at the Old Vic, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the play that made a young Tom Stoppard’s name overnight returns to the Old Vic stage. Against the backdrop of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this mind-bending … Read more
The Menier Chocolate Factory and Sonia Friedman productions have announced that Tom Stoppard’s award-winning comedy Travesties will transfer to the Apollo Theatre in February 2017. Travesties tickets are now on sale. Tom Stoppard’s dazzling comedy of art, love and revolution features James Joyce, Tristan Tzara and Lenin as remembered — and misremembered — by Henry Carr, a minor British diplomat in Zurich 1917. When Gwendolen … Read more
BritishTheatre.com are pleased to bring you a series of photographs from the rehearsals rooms of the Hamsptead Theatre where Hapgood by Tom Stoppard is currently rehearsing. London 1988. The Cold War is approaching its endgame and somebody in spymaster Elizabeth Hapgood’s (Lisa Dillon) network is leaking secrets. Is her star Double Agent a Triple? The trap she sets becomes a hall of mirrors in which … Read more
Acclaimed British playwright Tom Stoppard will bring his play Hapgood to the Hampstead Theatre this December in a production directed by Howard Davies. Casting is to be announced. London 1988. The Cold War is approaching its endgame and somebody in spymaster Elizabeth Hapgood’s network is leaking secrets. Is her star Double Agent a Triple? The trap she sets becomes a hall of mirrors in which … Read more
The Hard Problem is populated with unpleasant and unlikeable people spouting difficult scientific jargon in a sea of sentimental and predictable banality. There are a handful of good jokes but a handful is insufficient. The detailed notes in the programme provided more dramatic interest than about 100 minutes of stage time.