WORTH A LOOK?: ***1/2
WHERE? Bridge Theatre RUNTIME: 100 minutes (no interval)
WHEN? 6/4, opens 12/4, runs to 11/5/19
Brunhilde Pomsel was a secretary in 1930s Berlin who worked for Nazi Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels and this new play is based on testimony she gave shortly before her death in 2016.
- Read on for reasons including which fellow double Oscar winner was in the audience for this 1st preview
WORTH A LOOK?: ****
WHERE: Menier Chocolate Factory
WHEN: 5/5, press night 17/5, runs to 8/7
Author Sir Peter Shaffer wrote this three-act play for Dame Maggie Smith in 1987, when we first saw it, and it won her a Tony.
- Read on for reasons including which of its stars took two prompts on this second preview
WORTH A LOOK?: *****
WHERE: Greenwich Picturehouse
It is hard to imagine characters more different for Dame Maggie Smith to play than Downton Abbey‘s Countess of Grantham and the titular Lady In The Van here.