• Olivia Morgan and Scott Karim in Brave New World, touring until 5 December 2015
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    My theatre diary: Only Forever, Brave New World and See What I Wanna See

My theatre diary: Only Forever, Brave New World and See What I Wanna See

Off-West End, out of town and out of this world. I’ve seen a few shows recently that have left me feeling distinctly disquieted… for their visions of the future, their distortions of the past and potential Armageddons.

As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing date order, and the first on the list, Only Forever , finishes […]

  • Jonny Guy Lewis vs Mark Strong as Eddie Carbone in A View From the Bridge
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    Arthur Miller centenary: TWO View(s) from the Bridge and a Salesman transfer

Arthur Miller centenary: TWO View(s) from the Bridge and a Salesman transfer

In case you didn’t know it, 2015 marks the centenary of Arthur Miller’s birth, and what a ripe old time it is for this giant of 20th-century American drama here in Britain.

After last year’s incendiary in-the-round production of The Crucible, starring Richard Armitage at the Old Vic, Ivo van Hove’s award-laden A View From […]

Picture this: More Views from bridges all over the world

In today’s other blog post, I’ve been raving about the OTHER current offering of A View From the Bridge on at the moment: Stephen Unwin’s production for Touring Consortium, starring the brilliant Jonathan Guy Lewis (a very different Eddie Carbone to West End wonder Mark Strong’s).

As I disclosed, I’m loosely connected to Touring Consortium’s View, as I […]