Spotlight on: Frantic Assembly’s “Othello” – Lyn Gardner Chats to AD Scott Graham

September 2022 Interview by: Lyn Gardner Why did you change Shakespeare’s language? That’s the question that someone in the audience asked leading British theatre company Frantic Assembly after seeing its production of Shakespeare’s Othello which relocates the play from 16th century Venice to a pub on a run-down Yorkshire housing estate in a post-industrial town.... Continue Reading →

Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Touring)

Tuesday 13th April 2022 at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a particularly exemplary adaptation. In the hands of Simon Stephens as adaptor and Marianne Elliott as director, it takes its source material - the brilliant best-selling novel by Mark Haddon - and transforms... Continue Reading →

Review: Things I Know to be True (Tour)

Saturday 4th November 2017 at York Theatre Royal. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Frantic Assembly's Things I Know to be True explores the many complexities of family life; it's warm, it's gut-punching and it's utterly captivating. Written by Andrew Bovell, the piece tackles a range of frictions and social issues with razor sharp observation and a beautifully turbulent script.... Continue Reading →

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