Read more about the article NEWS: South Pacific to come to London and tour UK (2022)
Julian Ovenden as Emile de Becque and Gina Beck as Nellie Forbush (Photo: Johan Persson)

NEWS: South Pacific to come to London and tour UK (2022)

Daniel Evans's production of South Pacific to Manchester, Sadler's Wells and tour in 2022 Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson) Rodgers & Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC FOR OUR…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Shining City, Theatre Royal Stratford East (2021)
Rory Keenan as Ian (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: Shining City, Theatre Royal Stratford East (2021)

This has so terrified John that he has opted not to go back to his house but instead stay at a Bed and Breakfast.  Brendan Coyle is completely believable as this man who has seen a ghost.  He is shaken to his core.  Rory Keenan actively listens with a repetitive "I know", his way of reassuring the client and mirroring the number of times John says, "You know."   In this first scene we learn only about John's issues and Ian's professional side. 

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Read more about the article REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)
Sera Maehara as Liat in South Pacific (Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: South Pacific, Chichester Festival Theatre (2021)

Daniel Evans's production is a triumph!  From the opening overture performed as a ballet by the lone figure of Liat (Sera Maehara) to the parade of the US Marines on the circular stage we know we are in an island in the South Seas, invaded by the American military. 

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