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Girl From The North Country (Old Vic)

This play by Conor McPherson, with music and lyrics by Bob Dylan, is emphatically not a musical, nor it is a jukebox selection of greatest hits.  742 more words


Sir Peter Hall

As you have probably heard this week, a true titan of British theatre as he was called by the Guardian, former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre – Sir Peter Hall has passed away aged 86. 579 more words

Girl From The North Country @ The Old Vic

After Conor McPherson gained critical acclaim for his play The Weir, he is currently premiering a new play about a family in Minnesota in 1934, during The Great Depression at the Old Vic. 402 more words


Girl From The North Country (Old Vic)

People have tried, mostly unsuccessfully I should add, to bring Nobel laureate Bob Dylan’s music to the stage a great many times over the years. Conor McPherson (no that’s not the guy who got beaten up by Floyd Mayweather) has written and directs this new work, with the approval of the Dylan camp, and brought to The Old Vic. 133 more words

The Divide by The Old Vic: Edinburgh International Festival Review

This show has had (incredulously to me) mixed reviews because it is a stellar piece of theatrical work and in particular a stellar piece of direction by Annabel Bolton. 335 more words


Review: Girl from the North Country

I’ll be honest: I really really wanted to see Mosquitoes. I queued twice to try to get tickets. But I was denied the two Olivias ( 478 more words


Review: The Caretaker, Old Vic

This review was originally published on A Younger Theatre. Click here to view it

Matthew Warchus’s new production of The Caretaker at the Old Vic theatre sees Harold Pinter’s tragicomedy performed with an impressive set, humorous gusto and a cast including Timothy Spall from  732 more words