Tag Archives: Michael Pennington

Art to Enchant: The Tempest at Jermyn Street Theatre

Saturday 14th March 2020, matinee Jermyn Street Theatre, fast becoming our favourite West End Theatre, has given us the perfect chance to see Michael Pennington close up, and tick off another Shakespeare play – The Tempest.  And all in a … Continue reading

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A little more than kin and less than kind: King Lear at the Cambridge Arts Theatre

Saturday 15th June 2016 King Lear is not a play we would go to see lightly – it would take a pretty special actor to get us out to see it.  And finally, after teasing us with a New York … Continue reading

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Anniversary angst: Dances of Death at the Gate Theatre

Saturday 8th June 2013, matinée Having seen August Strindberg’s ‘Dance of Death’ in 2003 with Ian McKellen and Frances De La Tour, we were not expecting to revisit it again quite so soon.  This is not a play we were … Continue reading

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Portrait of the artist as an old man: Ibsen’s Judgement Day at the Print Room

Our top tip for any fans of Michael Pennington is to go Mary Hunwicks’ excellent site and sign up to her mailing list. We doubt whether we would have found out about his latest production, at the relatively new venue ‘The Print … Continue reading

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Off West End Theatre awards arrive at last! But did they have to call them the Offies?

Well, we said ‘go to the source’ and it’s been commented before that the Laurence Olivier Awards are often given to productions that originated outside the West End, so it’s great to see a new set of awards to recognise smaller … Continue reading

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