In this strange mix of medieval pageant and modern morality play John Heffernan’s engagingly plays a foppish St George, rescuing his lady, the feisty Elsa (Amaka Okafor) from a deliciously dastardly dragon, played by Julian Beach like a villain in a melodrama, in three time periods.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: SAINT GEORGE AND THE DRAGON at the National Theatre
By Phil Willmott Sunday, October 15 2017, 17:31
Review: James Graham's INK & LABOUR OF LOVE - St Martins Lane Theatres
By Phil Willmott Friday, October 13 2017, 12:21
The BIG sensation in London Theatre at the moment is the young playwright James Graham. In a few short years he’s gone from pub theatre to having two major plays running in the West End, in neighbouring theatres on St Martins Lane.
Review: IN MEMORY OF LEAVES at Fordham Gallery Barge, Meanwhile Gardens & touring
By Justin Murray Thursday, October 12 2017, 09:37
In Memory Of Leaves, written and performed by Natasha Langridge, is floating on its performance barge on to London communities affected by gentrification: Kensington, Camden, Hackney. Taking the form of diary entries written from 2014 to the present day, it follows Natasha in her storyteller persona as she is propelled on a journey from being evicted from her flat, to protesting with the Occupy movement, to volunteering in the Calais jungle, to watching the fallout of the Grenfell Tower disaster, all against the backdrop of a pair of love affairs.
Review: HEISENBERG: THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE - Wyndhams Theatre
By Stuart King Wednesday, October 11 2017, 10:01
Simon Stephens’ two-hander, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle first seen on Broadway back in 2015, pairs the superb talents of Anne Marie Duff with Kenneth Cranham for the play's West End run at Wyndhams Theatre.
Review: MACBETH at The Barbican
By Nicola Wright Saturday, October 7 2017, 07:07
Two elderly women, their backs hunched, climb the steps to the stage and slowly draw back two vast doors to reveal the epic opening of The Ninagawa Company's production of Macbeth. With the three witches played by male actors in full Kabuki dress the scene is set for this epic visual feast.
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