Tour. ETERNAL LOVE by Howard Brenton. English Touring Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe Tour to 12 April 2014. Runs 2hr 25min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 7 February at Cambridge Arts Theatre. An explosion of wit and ideas in a swiftly-moving story.
Tour. HOW TO BE IMMORTAL by Mira Dovreni. Tour to 21 March 2014. Runs 1hr 40min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 30 January at mac Birmingham. Contained playing style demands attention and provides focus.
London. NOT I/FOOTFALLS/ROCKABY by Samuel Beckett. Duchess Theatre 3-5 Catherine Street WC2B 5LA To 15 February 2014. Mon-Sat 8pm Mat Thu & Sat 3pm. Runs 1hr No interval. TICKETS: 020 7565 5000. www.royalcourththeatre.com Review: Timothy Ramsden 8 February. A bleak but not dispiriting hour.
BABYLON: The Flanagan Collective Runs 2h 30m, one interval Touring till 15 02, but out again later in the year Information: www.TheFlanaganCollective.co.uk Review: Alexander Ray Edser, Old Joint Stock, Bham. 12 02 14 A unique and powerful style.
London/Tour. SIZWE BANSI IS DEAD by Athol Fugard, John Kani, Winston Ntshona. Young Vic (The Maria) 66 The Cut SE1 8LZ To 15 March. Mon-Sat 7.45pm Mat 15, 22, 26 Feb, 8 March 2pm. Audio-described 18 Feb. Captioned 20 Feb. Runs 1hr 45min No interval. then Tour by Eclipse Theatre 7 May-14 June 2014. TICKETS: 020 7922 2922. www.youngvic.org Review: Timothy Ramsden 17 February. Sizwe Bansi alive as ever.
London/Tour. NOT NOW, BERNARD based on the picture-book by David McKee. Unicorn Theatre 147 Tooley Street SE1 2HZ To 1 May 2014. 11am 2 Mar, 23, 24, 30 Apr, 1 May. 12.30pm 21, 28 Feb, 1, 8 Mar 1.30pm 23, 24, 29, 30 Apr, 1 May. 2.30pm 20, 21 Feb. 4.30pm 23 Apr. (the above are dates with availability at time of review.). also tour 15 March-27 April; 7-18 May. Runs 45min No interval. TICKETS: 020 7645 0560. (Unicorn performances). …
Tour. THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare. Propeller Theatre Tour to 21 June 2014. Runs 2hr 15min One interval. Review: Alan Geary 18 February at Theatre Royal Nottingham.. An un-missable production.
Tour. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare. Propeller Theatre Tour to 21 June 2014. Runs 2hr 35min One interval. Review: Alan Geary: 19 February at Theatre Royal Nottingham. A lot of the audience stood to applaud at the end. Quite right too.
Tour. GHOSTS by Henrik Ibsen translated by Stephen Unwin. English Touring Theatre Tour to 7 December 2013. Runs: 2hr 20min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 23 October at Oxford Playhouse. Clarity and detail make a gripping production.
Tour. THE THREEPENNY OPERA by Bertolt Brecht based on Elizabeth Hauptmann’s German translation of John Gay’s The Beggar's Opera English translation of dialogue by Robert David MacDonald, English translation of lyrics by Jeremy Sams music by Kurt Weill. Tour to 10 May 2014. Runs 3 hours. One interval. All performances include audio description and a creative combination of BSL interpretation and captioning. Review: Jen Mitchell 25 February. High-energy, raucous and bang up-to-date production.
Tour. HENRY VI by William Shakespeare edited by Nick Bagnall and David Hartley. Shakespeare’s Globe Tour to 28 September 2013. Harry the Sixth, The Houses of York and Lancaster, The True Tragedy of the Duke of York Runs (each play) c2hr 20min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 24 August at Hadley Wood, Barnet. A crowning glory for this Globe season.
Tour. I’M WITH THE BAND by Tim Price. Traverse Theatre and Wales Millennium Centre Tour to 19 October 2013. Runs 1hr 20min No interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 31 August. Disharmony and discord to little effect.
PEOPLE: Alan Bennett National Theatre On Tour To 16 November 2013 One interval Info: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/discover/people-on-tour Review: Alexander Ray Edser, Birmingham Rep, 09 09 13 Quirky, funny, dark - and teeming with wit and ideas.
Tour. THE SECRET AGENT by Joseph Conrad created by Theatre O and Matthew Hurt. Tour to 26 October 2013. Runs 1hr 25mins No interval. Review: Carole Woddis 9 Septembert. Lithe and forceful.
Tour. TO SIR, WITH LOVE by E R Braithwaite adapted by Ayub Khan-Din. Royal & Derngate with The Touring Consortium Tour to 30 November 2013. Runs 2hr 40min One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 11 September at Royal & Derngate (Royal auditorium) Northampton. Love and understanding in a period piece.
Nottingham/Tour/London. 1984 by George Orwell new version by Robert Icke and Duncan MacMillan. Nottingham Playhouse Welling ton Circus NG1 5AF To 28 September 2013 Rue-Sat 7.45pm Mat 21 Sept 2.30pm 25 September 1.30pm. Audio-described 24 September 7.45pm. BSL Signed 26 September 7.45pm. TICKETS: 0115 9419419. www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk then Headlong Theatre tour to 16 November 2013. then Almeida Theatre Almeida Street Islington N1 1TA 8 February-29 March 2014. Mon-Sat 7.30pm except 13 Feb 7pm Mat Sat 2.30pm (from 15 Feb), 26 Feb, …
Tour. SEPTEMBER IN THE RAIN by John Godber. Tour to 30 November 2013. Runs 2hr One interval. Review: Timothy Ramsden 30 September at Richmond Theatre. Comedy and sentiment and truth to life.
London. AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen adapted by Rebecca Manson Jones. Tour to 16 November 2013. Runs: 2hr 20min One interval. Review: Carole Woddis 26 September at The Albany Deptford.. Democracy increased but the aftermath is confused.
12 ANGRY MEN: Reginald Rose Birmingham Rep in Association with Bill Kenwright Runs: One interval, Till March 14 Birmingham Rep; Theatre Royal, Norwich; Malvern; Garrick, London - 7.11 to 01.03 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 09 10 13, Birmingham Rep A terrific theatre event.
Tour. SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS book by Lawrence Kasha and David S Landay lyrics by Johnny Mercer music by Gene Paul new songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Tour to 10 May 2014. Runs 2hr 15min One interval. Review: William Russell 10 October. Heavenly Hoofing on the Oregon Trail.