Read more about the article REVIEW: The Time Traveller’s Wife, Apollo (2023)
THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE, a new musical, Book - LAUREN GUNDERSON, MUSIC & LYRICS - Joss Stone, MUSIC & LYRICS - Dave Stewart, Additional LYRICS - Wait Kerrigan, Director - Bill Buckhurst, Production Designer - Anna Fleischle, ADDITIONAL MUSIC, MUSICAL SUPERVISOR & ARRANGER - NICK FINLOW, CHOREOGRAPHY- SHELLEY MAXWELL, CO-LIGHTING DESIGNER - LUCY CARTER, CO-LIGHTING DESIGNER - Rory Beaton, I(illusions - Chris Fisher, Video Designer and Animator - ANDRZEJ GOULDING, WIGS, HAIR & MAKE UP DESIGN - SUSANNA PERETZ, The Apollo Theatre, 2023, Credit: Johan Persson/

REVIEW: The Time Traveller’s Wife, Apollo (2023)

Romantic Rock Time Travel "Everything is in the future for you but you are in the past for me.”Clare Joanna Woodward as Clare and Company. (Photo: Johan Persson) Unusually I…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Much Ado About Nothing, Lyttelton National Theatre (2022)
Cast in Much Ado (Photo: Manuel Harlan)

REVIEW: Much Ado About Nothing, Lyttelton National Theatre (2022)

Much Ado About Something! “Shall quips and sentences and these paper bullets of the brain awe a man from the career of his humour?”BenedickBenedick suggests he was only having a…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: The House of Shades, Almeida Theatre (2022)
THE HOUSE OF SHADES by Beth Steel ;
Director Blanche McIntyre ;
Set Designer Anna Fleischle ;
Costume Designer Liam Bunster ;
Lighting Designer Richard Howell ;
Sound Designer Gregory Clarke ;
Video Designer Isaac Madge ;
Movement and Intimacy Director Polly Bennett ;
Casting Director Annelie Powell ;
Associate Set Designer Liam Bunster. ;
Dialect Coach Esi Acquaah-Harrison ;
Fight Director Kevin McCurdy ;
Costume Supervisor Natasha Prynne ;
Associate Fight Director Sam Behan ;
Assistant Director Emily Ling Williams ; Almeida Theatre ; London, UK ; 7th May 2022 ; Credit and copyright: Helen Murray ; www.helenmurrayphotos.com Cast ;
Gus Barry ;
Anne-Marie Duff;
Beatie Edney;
Kelly Gough ;
Michael Grady-Hall ;
Emily Lloyd-Saini ;
Carol Macready ;
Stuart McQuarrie ;
Mark Meadows ;
Daniel Millar ;

REVIEW: The House of Shades, Almeida Theatre (2022)

Anne-Marie Duff plays the matriarch of the family over half a century.  She has born three children with the youngest Laura (Emma Shipp) still at school. Her husband Alistair is a trade union shop steward and tells us that in 1965 half the working population are in a trade union.  In 2017 this percentage had fallen by more than half to 23.3%. In the 1980s Margaret Thatcher has demolished trade union power with legislation against secondary picketing and the defeat of the miners’ strike in 1984/5. 

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