Tag Archives: Ian Rickson

An Evening at the melancholy manor: Rosmersholm at the Duke of York’s

Saturday 27th May 2019, evening It’s been a while since we were tempted into the West End for Kenneth Branagh’s takeover of the Garrick Theatre.  The combination of Tom Burke and Hayley Atwell in a new Ibsen play (new to … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the messenger! Against at the Almeida Theatre

Saturday 19th August, evening Against, a new play by Christopher Shinn being given its World premier at the Almeida Theatre, poses that age-old question for playwrights: how do you write a play about a fictional engineering genius if you are … Continue reading

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Hamlet at the Young Vic: though this be madness, yet there is method in’t

In a fascinating interview, director Ian Rickson states that “I don’t want to create a scheme which is neat and makes it easy for people to define what a play is because all great plays occupy a space which is … Continue reading

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