The ice ‘A’ was an idea I had while walking along on a hot summer day, I was thirsty and really fancied an ice lolly. 233 more words
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Mike Bartlett has stepped into the future and produced a remarkable play about what might happen when the Queen dies and Charles becomes King. He has invented what on paper may seem a slightly implausible premise but which on stage appears utterly credible, and given it in scope, reach and language the full Shakespeare treatment. 377 more words
This review was originally written for The Public Reviews.
The Queen is dead. Prince Charles can finally fulfill his lifelong destiny and become king. His opinionated and maverick style of rule begins with an audience with not just the Prime Minister, but also the opposition leader. 494 more words
Rupert Goold kicked off his tenure as Artisitic Director of the Almeida with a bang with American Psycho and his next production King Charles III, which has its press night this Thursday, had me equally intrigued and excited when it was announced. 1,124 more words
Dante or Die’s site-specific production of I Do is one of the most innovative theatre shows I’ve seen. Performed in the luxurious corridors of the Hilton Docklands (an interesting experience in itself), it takes place during the ten minutes before a wedding, repeated six times in six different rooms. 209 more words