Machinal Almeida Theatre
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Machinal is an episodic narrative about events leading up to a murder. A young typist (Emily Berrington) is made an offer of marriage by her boss Jone...
Ink Almeida Theatre photo Tristram Kenton
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James Graham’s Ink directed by Rupert Goold is theatrical dynamite. It is also one of the more staggering experiences you can have as a theatre goer. ...
The Treatment Almeida Theatre. Photo Marc Brenner
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The Treatment

Martin Crimp’s rarely performed play, The Treatment, is about a young woman called Anne who responds to an advert put out by two ‘facilitators’ (osten...
Hamlet Almeida Theatre. Photo Manuel Harlan
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Robert Icke’s Hamlet at Almeida Theatre is a resounding success. This is not because of the media hype associated with Andrew Scott’s turn as Moriarty...
Richard III, Almeida Theatre
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Richard III

A skeleton was found under a Leicester car park in 2012: the skeleton was later identified as the remains of Richard III, the last Yorkist king, who d...
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Uncle Vanya

I read an interesting article a while ago in which the exciting director, Robert Icke, discussed theatre’s challenge to compete with TV shows such as ...
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In the dark, dimly lit Almeida Theatre, silver light gleams off a kitchen tap—it's the only truly visible thing in the room before the play begins, an...
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The Iliad Live

This, the latest offering in the Almeida Theatre’s ‘Greeks’ series -- which has been a brilliant success with engaging adaptations of Greek tragedies ...
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Aeschylus’ Oresteia is the only extant ancient Greek trilogy and one of the most challenging examples of Greek tragedy. Its three parts: Agamemnon, Th...
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The Merchant of Venice

What's a pound of flesh in a town where flesh can be bought by the dollar? What becomes of a debt on the casino floor where money flows like tap water...