THEATRE REVIEW: The Seagull starring Emilia Clarke, Daniel Monks & Indira Varma at the Harold Pinter Theatre

By Aline Mahrud


WHEN?: Saturday 2 July, running to 10 September 2022

Game Of Thrones goes Chekhov in this long-awaited Jamie Lloyd adaptation featuring the West End debut of Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) alongside fellow GoT star Indira Varma (Ellaria Sand).

  • Read on for reasons including how this is a modest choice of a role for the Mother of Dragons
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THEATRE REVIEW: Present Laughter starring Andrew Scott, Indira Varma, Sophie Thompson & Luke Thallon at the Old Vic


WHERE?: Old Vic RUNTIME: 2 hours 20 minutes (with a 20-minute interval)

WHEN?: 22/6, opens 25/6, runs to 10/8/2019

Noel Coward died in 1973 and would surely have approved of this queering of his play to emphasise the bisexuality of its lead.

  • Read on for reasons including how Scott chews the scenery as overacting protagonist Garry Essendine 

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9 reasons why we can’t wait for April

  1. Angels In America descend on the National

Our most anticipated theatrical event of the year. Marianne Elliott (War HorseCurious Incident of the Dog In The Night-Time) directs a stellar cast including Nathan Lane (The Producers, The Birdcage), Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, James McArdle and Russell Tovey in this two-part Tony Kushner classic at the National Theatre from 11/4. Runs to 19/8. Tickets

  • Read on for reasons including a walk with Mark Rylance, Miriam Margoyles & Olivier Awards

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