Burying our heads in the sand

12 February 2019

With Rose Lewenstein's new play Cougar about what - and who - we comsume playing until 2 March, journalist Emily Bobrow writes exclusively about human behaviour towards the ever-growing evidence of climate change.

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Cast announced for Blood Knot by Athol Fugard

31 January 2019

Nathan McMullen and Kalungi Ssebandeke play brothers Morrie and Zach in Matthew Xia’s major new revival of the 1961 play Blood Knot by Athol Fugard, who has been a vital part of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. The Designer of the production is Basia BiÅ?kowska, Lighting Designer Ciarán Cunningham, Sound Designer & Composer Xana, and Sophie Parrott CDG.

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Cast announced for the world premiere of Cougar

3 January 2019

Mike Noble (The Almighty Sometimes, Royal Exchange; Road, Bad Roads, Royal Court; Christopher in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in the West End) and Charlotte Randle (Yerma, Young Vic/New York; Medea, Almeida; The King’s Speech (West End) will appear in the world première of Rose Lewenstein’s new play Cougar, a co-production with English Touring Theatre, which explores the impact of climate change and consumerism.

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JMK Award Partners with the Orange Tree Theatre

11 December 2018

From 2019 the JMK Award will enter a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with the winner’s production forming a core part of the theatre’s annual programming. At this new home, the JMK Award will offer one director the opportunity to direct a full-scale Orange Tree show with the production values and nurturing guidance the building is famous for. The JMK Award, which had previously been resident at the Young Vic for seven years, forms part of the national programme for the The JMK Trust, running alongside the Regional Directors Programme.


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Cast announced for The Double Dealer by William Congreve

1 November 2018

Jonathan Broadbent, Simon Chandler, Jonathan Coy, Lloyd Everitt, Edward MacLiam, Dharmesh Patel, Jenny Rainsford, Paul Reid, Hannah Stokely and Zoe Waites will appear in a major London revival of William Congreve’s rarely performed restoration comedy The Double Dealer, directed by Selina Cadell. The Set Designer is Madeleine Girling, Costume Designer Rosalind Ebbutt, Lighting Designer Vince Herbert and Casting Consultant Vicky Richardson.

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