Firefly Heartbeat, Hope Theatre

May 21, 2015 § Leave a comment

Director: Mario Demetriou
Playwright: Edward Davenport
Design: Rosie Motion
Stage Manager: Richard Davies

Stuart: James Sutherland
Madeline: Kellie Jane Walters

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Oppenheimer, Vaudeville Theatre

May 20, 2015 § Leave a comment

A transfer of the RSC production.

Director: Angus Jackson
Playwright: Tom Morton-Smith
Design: Robert Innes Hopkins
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Sound: Christopher Shutt
Music: Grant Olding
Movement: Scott Ambler

Edward Teller: Ben Allen
Haakon Chevalier / Richard Feynman: Ross Armstrong
Joe Weinberg / Tibbets: Daniel Boyd
Kenneth Nichols: Vincent Carmichael
Ruth Tolman / Waitress: Laura Cubbit
Jackie Oppenheimer: Hedydd Dylan
Charlotte Serber: Sandy Foster
General Leslie Groves: William Gaminara
Frank Oppenheimer / Soldier 2: Michael Grady-Hall
Klaus Fuchs / Richard Harrison / Soldier 1 / Military Policeman: Bradley Hall
J Robert Oppenheimer: John Heffernan
Robert Wilson: Jack Holden
Giovanni Rossi Lomanitz: Oliver Johnstone
Peer Da Silva: Andrew Langtree
Hans Bethe: Tom McCall
Kitty Puening Harrison: Thomasin Rand
Jean Tatlock: Catherine Steadman
Luis Alvarez / Doctor / Military Policeman: Toby Webster
Bob Serber/Einstein: Jamie Wilkes
Little Boy: Fisher Costello-Rose / Barney Fitzpatrick / Finley Jury

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Reviews:

Man and Superman, NTLive, Screen on the Green

May 14, 2015 § Leave a comment

A broadcast of the National Theatre production.

Director: Simon Godwin
Playwright: George Bernard Shaw
Design: Christopher Oram
Lighting: James Farncombe
Sound: Christopher Shutt
Music: Michael Bruce
Video: Luke Halls
Movement: Jonathan Goddard
Illusionist: Darren Lang

Straker: Elliot Barnes-Worrell
The Frenchman (Duval): Nicholas Bishop
Violet: Faye Castelow
Miss Ramsden: Clare Clifford
Housekeeper / The Sulky Social Democrat: Naomi Cranston
Police Officer: Henry Everett
John Tanner / Don Juan: Ralph Fiennes
The Anarchist: Colin Haigh
Hector Malone: Nick Hendrix
Malone: Corey Johnson
Mrs Whitefield: Christine Kavanagh
Police Officer: Mary Keegan
Octavius Robinson: Ferdinand Kingsley
Roebuck Ramsden: Nicholas le Prevost
Mendoza / The Devil: Tim McMullan
Police Officer: Simon Markey
Ann Whitefield / Ana: Indira Varma
The Rowdy Social Democrat: Arthur Wilson

3 Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma Photo by Johan Persson

7 Nicholas le Prevost, Ralph Fiennes and Ferdinand Kingsley Photo by Johan Persson

2 Tim McMullan and Indira Varma Photo by Johan Persson

11 Elliot Barnes-Worrell and Ralph Fiennes Photo by Johan Persson

13 The company Photo by Johan Persson

Reviews:

A Mad World My Masters, Barbican Theatre

May 6, 2015 § Leave a comment

A transfer of the RSC production.

Director: Sean Foley
Playwright: Thomas Middleton
Adaptation: Sean Foley, Phil Porter
Design: Alice Power
Lighting: Johanna Town
Music and Sound: Ben Ringham, Max Ringham
Choreographer: Polly Bennett
Fights: Alison de Burgh

Master Whopping Prospect: Charlie Archer
Dick Follywit: Joe Bannister
Mrs Littledick: Ellie Beaven
Mrs Kidman: Ishia Bennison
Constable / Caretaker / Aquitaine Pinchbottom: Christopher Chilton
Mr Littledick: Ben Deery
Penitent Brothel: Dennis Herdman
Jazz Singer: Linda John Pierre
Prostitute/Clothes Swap Girl: Pearl Mackie
Prostitute: Lois Meleri-Jones
Oboe: Lee Mengo
Sponger: Michael Moreland
Master Muchly Minted: Nicholas Prasad
Waitress / Prostitute / Moka Owner: Sarah Quist
Sir Bounteous Peersucker: Ian Redford
Truly Kidman: Sarah Ridgeway
Spunky / Private Detective: David Rubin
Waiter / Servant / Andrew Fondlewife: Bertie Taylor-Smith
Waiter / Servant: Jonny Weldon

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Reviews:

  • Ben Lawrence in the Telegraph
  • Michael Billington in the Guardian on the Stratford performances
  • Paul Taylor in the Independent on the Stratford performances

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