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Ralph Fiennes in ‘The Master Builder’

Matt Trueman: London Theater Review

Ralph Fiennes likes a challenge. He picks his parts like a pole-vaulter pushing himself higher. Last year, it was Jack Tanner in the moral maze of… 599 more words

Actors

THEATRE REVIEW: Escaped Alone starring Linda Bassett

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Royal Court Theatre

WHEN: 3/2, running to 12/3

We first fell in love with Linda Bassett (pictured far left) in 1999 comedy… 274 more words

THEATRE REVIEW

The Master Builder, The Old Vic


Halvard Solness is afraid. He’s afraid of young people displacing him, and heights. But he is revered as the master builder of his town, a self-made man with luck on his side. 499 more words

Classical Theatre

THEATRE REVIEW: The Master Builder

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 29/1, runs to 19/3

Paranoid and egotistical master builder Halvard Solness (Ralph Fiennes) is going through a midlife crisis: he fears the young are seeking to do him out of a job yet is infatuated by a woman many years his junior. 222 more words

THEATRE REVIEW

The Lorax @ The Old Vic 28th Dec 2015

The wonderfully outspoken, orange and moustached creature, “The Lorax”, has his struggle against corporate greed and the subsequent disastrous effects on the environment creatively and musically brought to life by The Old Vic’s talented cast and crew. 345 more words

Waffle

Richard Armitage looks a little like an evil genius

Sorry for the silence — have had a lot of stuff to wrap up. Have this picture — November 2010, the first time we know that Armitage was on the stage at Old Vic in the Twenty-Four Hour Plays — and I promise I will be back soon. 9 more words

Richard Armitage