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The Dresser

Plays about the inner working of a theatre tend to go one of two ways, especially when the audience on press night in particular is overflowing with thespian royalty. 63 more words


Review Round Up: The Dresser, Duke of York's Theatre

Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith star in Ronald Harwood’s play about two men reluctantly co-dependent. The production officially opened at the Duke of York’s Theatre last night – so what have critics been saying about it? 339 more words

Review: The Dresser

The Dresser by Ronald Harwood

Duke of York’s Theatre Until 14th January 2017

Witty and heartfelt, Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith’s evocation of this classic play about theatre life is moving and impressive. 592 more words

Theatre Reviews

The Dresser Review ✩✩✩✩: Reece Shearsmith shines in a cross-dressing classic

Expectation in the Theatre can be a dangerous thing: The Dresser, Sir Ronald Harwood’s stage masterpiece is often cited as one of Theatre’s great works and while Sean Foley’s direction is accomplished, there are just a few moments when The Dresser, like “Sir” himself, shows its age. 986 more words


Drawing: Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith in The Dresser

THE DRESSER, considered Ronald Harwood’s greatest play, returned to the West End this month at the Duke of York’s Theatre with Ken Stott as ‘Sir’ and Reece Shearsmith as his devoted dresser Norman, directed by Sean Foley. 193 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: The Dresser starring Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott


WHERE: Duke Of York’s Theatre

WHEN?: 8/10, runs to 14/1

Ronald Harwood’s 1980 play is based on his experiences as dresser to English Shakespearean actor-manager Sir Donald Wolfit, who is the model for the character Sir. 232 more words


BWW Interview: Harriet Thorpe

The actress discusses her role in The Dresser, and why it’s such quintessential British theatre.

Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here