REVIEW: Yerma with Billie Piper at the Young Vic (2017) NT Live Screening now
Brendan Cowell as John and Billie Piper as Her (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Yerma with Billie Piper at the Young Vic (2017) NT Live Screening now

Reviewed at the Young Vic is Australian director Simon Stone's adaptation and direction of Federico Garcia Lorca's Yerma, the story of a woman obsessed with becoming pregnant, which ends tragically. The main attraction here is not purely the admirable script but the acting of Billie Piper in the lead role. Her performance scooped the best actress awards at the Critics Circle, Evening Standard and Olivier Awards this year. Those who haven't managed to buy a ticket at the sold out Young Vic may secure one for the National Theatre Live broadcast to cinemas worldwide, to be recorded on 31st August, and shown then in the UK or thereafter in other countries.

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NEWS: Constellations to open                                                  at the Vaudeville June 2021
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NEWS: Constellations to open at the Vaudeville June 2021

Michael Longhurst will revive his acclaimed production of CONSTELLATIONS Donmar Warehouse Artistic Director Michael Longhurst will revive his acclaimed Royal Court, West End and Broadway production of Nick Payne’s CONSTELLATIONS…

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REVIEW: Constellations reviewed in 2012 opening at the Vaudeville June 2021
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REVIEW: Constellations reviewed in 2012 opening at the Vaudeville June 2021

Nick Payne’s latest play for The Royal Court is a two hander on the possibilities of alternative actions and parallel existences. With references to string theory, quantum mechanics and relativity about which your reviewer makes no pretence as to having any comprehension, I was reminded of Charlotte Jones’ play Humble Boy.

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