Dracula: The Untold Story – Technically Brilliant

Wednesday 29th September 2021 at Leeds Playhouse. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” gets a cinematic comic strip makeover in this bold adaptation from Imitating the Dog. It’s rare for a production to fulfil its descriptors to perfection, but this show is exactly as billed: “a live graphic novel”. This version of the Dracula tale is told... Continue Reading →

Miss Julie: New Layers in Hong Kong Relocation

Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ August Strindberg’s original took on the politics of gender and class; Amy Ng’s new adaptation, set in 1940’s Hong Kong, adds colonialism and deep-rooted war scars into the mix. As the daughter of the British Governor, Miss Julie displays the worst flaws associated with a spoiled... Continue Reading →

The Greatest Play in the History of the World: A Tale Well Told

June 1st, 2021 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A good story told with great charm, that’s what The Greatest Play in the History of the World... is. It’s energised storytelling which refuses to let any lulls form and instead, ploughs onwards with a combination of great comic delivery and a recurring sense of gravity nestling... Continue Reading →

Julie Hesmondhalgh Talks Returning to the Stage in “The Greatest Play in the History of the World”

Currently back on our screens in the BBC drama “The Pact”, Julie Hesmondhalgh is also returning to the stage this month in Ian Kershaw’s “The Greatest Play in the History of the World”. Here, she talks about her love of theatre, her screen roles and returning this ‘universal love story that celebrates the human race... Continue Reading →

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