WORTH A LOOK?: ****1/2
WHERE? Almeida Theatre RUN TIME: 2 hours and 35 minutes (including a 20 minute interval)
WHEN?: 25/10, runs to 17/11/18
Andrew Scott won our
Best Theatre Actor monsta last year for his titular role in Robert Icke’s re-imagining of which transferred into the West End from the Almeida. Hamlet
Read on for reasons including how Icke consistently brings fresh eyes to classic work and re-imagines it memorably
WORTH A LOOK?: ***
WHERE: Old Vic
WHEN: 29/1, runs to 19/3
Paranoid and egotistical master builder Halvard Solness (Ralph Fiennes) is going through a midlife crisis: he fears the young are seeking to do him out of a job yet is infatuated by a woman many years his junior.
WORTH A LOOK: ***
WHERE: Almeida Theatre
WHEN: 22/12, runs to 9/1/16
Little Eyolf is exactly the sort of play one wouldn’t expect to be on at Christmas. But that’s no reason to dismiss this defiantly downbeat tale produced brilliantly here.