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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


THEATRE REVIEW: Queers starring Russell Tovey & Fionn Whitehead

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 28/7, runs to 31/7

Queers is a series of eight monologues which marks 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act of 1967 began the decriminalisation process for homosexuality between men and celebrates the British gay experience over the last century. 680 more words


London Theater Review: Bob Dylan Musical 'Girl From the North Country'

“Bob Dylan: the Musical,” or something more sophisticated? Picking his way through the legendary songwriter’s back catalogue, Irish playwright Conor McPherson has come up with a portrait of Depression-era America in “Girl From the North Country.” Dylan’s music sets the mood and, if it sometimes feels like a setting in search of a story, the production at London’s Old Vic taps into that time. 867 more words



Well, when Press people suddenly disappear, and there has been long standing controversy about the resignation of the Globe’s Artistic Director Emma Rice too, who goes to The Old Vic, even coming fresh to the subject you instantly start to pick up little intimations of controversy and discontent, perhaps even a tempest. 366 more words

Rhys Ifans will play Scrooge at the Old Vic this Christmas

Rhys Ifans will star in the Charles Dickens’ timeless classic A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic. The new adaptation by Jack Thorne will be directed by Matthew Warchus and open at the South London theatre on 29 November. 184 more words