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Who's The Daddy?


The REP, Birmingham, Tuesday 3rd May, 2016


Florian Zeller’s hit play comes to Brum in this sharp translation by Christopher Hampton.  It begins as a seemingly naturalistic portrayal of forgetful old man Andre (Kenneth Cranham) being visited by his daughter Anne (Amanda Drew).  319 more words

Theatre Review

The Father ~ Birmingham Repertory Theatre

A phenomenal and innovative piece which it would have been a travesty to have missed. Actor, Kenneth Cranham demonstrated just why he won that Best Actor award at this year’s Olivier Awards. 362 more words


The Father (Richmond Theatre)

Florian Zeller’s emotional and difficult play, translated into English by Christopher Hampton, had its UK premiere in October 2014 at the Theatre Royal Bath.

Since then it has been to London on three occasions, and in all its versions Kenneth Cranham has been the cornerstone of the cast as André, the eighty-year old whose life starts to fracture because of the Alzheimer’s which causes his memory to fail.  510 more words


Olivier Awards 2016: The Winners

Another video from the Official London Theatre gang, this time with commentary from the winners of the 2016 Olivier Awards.

Quick bites from Matt Henry, Judi Dench, Denise Gough, Kenneth Cranham, Drew McOnie. 28 more words


Kenneth Cranham (star of Wolvercote Tongue) wins Olivier Award.

Kenneth Cranham who played Cedric Downes in the Morse episode ‘The Wolvercote Tongue’ last night won the best actor Olivier award for ‘The Father’ by Florian Zeller. 123 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: The Father, Duke of York's Theatre

played until 26 March

All of a sudden, Florian Zeller has become the man of the moment in London theatre. An acclaimed playwright in his homeland of France and across Europe, his works had never been performed in English until autumn 2014. 427 more words


Review - The Father, Duke of Yorks's Theatre

Florian Zeller‘s The Father  has been knocking around for a while now and is currently back in the West End for a season that is limited even by today’s limited season standards before heading out on tour. 527 more words