When Sam Wills’ performed on America’s Got Talent as his alter ego, ‘The Boy with Tape on his Face’, Simon Cowell declared ‘A Star is Born’. Whilst hyperbole is the order of the day on such a show, Wills’ certainly is making waves across the comedy scene. He followed AGT with a stint in Las... Continue Reading →
'You're a cheeky little thing, aren't you?': a dull script, dull acting and dull staging make for a long 100 minutes in van Hove's latest production
There is a risk when staging ‘Three Sisters’ that the ennui on stage can sometimes seep out into the audience too. That risk is quickly dissipated in this enthralling production by Moscow theatre company Sovremennik. It deftly, naturally, mesmerisingly draws you in to the sisters’ claustrophobic provincial world, leaving you utterly engaged. And it achieves... Continue Reading →
A visually spectacular, radical reinterpretation of the story of Salomé is let down by a baffling script
A gritty and surprisingly humorous insight into the life of a returned veteran, Jess, who sustained third degree burns during her third tour of Iraq.
A radical experiment where five older actors take to the stage without a script, results in warmth, humour and nostalgia.
A contemporary ballet with an unusual heritage, this collaborative work showed phenomenal dancing but failed to connect emotionally
Ivo van Hove has boldly returned to the National’s Lyttelton with a stinging and contemporary production of Hedda Gabler