• My post-show Q&A at The Orchestra with Jeremy Sams, cast members Toph Enany & Stefania Licari, director Kristine Landon-Smith & composer Felix Cross
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    The Orchestra Q&A photos: Why don’t we see more revivals of French dramatist Jean Anouilh?

The Orchestra Q&A photos: Why don’t we see more revivals of French dramatist Jean Anouilh?

One of the reasons I love chairing post-show Q&As so much is the chance I get to learn new things from incredibly talented and knowledgeable panellists. Last night’s event for Jean Anouilh’s play The Orchestra at Omnibus Theatre was a special treat as the expert on hand was also an old friend of mine: award-winning director, […]

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    En garde for the French revolution in theatre (and I don’t just mean Florian Zeller)

En garde for the French revolution in theatre (and I don’t just mean Florian Zeller)

I recently wrote about super-hot French playwright Florian Zeller’s London hat trick – with The Father, The Mother and, still running at the Menier Chocolate Factory, The Truth.

As I sat down to catch up on my Theatre Diary of other plays I’ve seen recently, however, I realised London’s theatre landscape is going Gallic for […]