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The Jungle

The Jungle is a remarkable theatrical experience that I will not forget for years to come. It charts the experiences of refugees in the Calais camp, u...
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In the preface to Wings, playwright Arthur Kopit emphasises the scientific knowledge required to direct this play, and the understanding of brain trau...
A Man of Good Hope at the Young Vic © Keith Pattison
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A Man of Good Hope

South African theatre group, Isango Ensemble, brings Jonny Steinberg’s novel to the stage in an unusual and energetic adaptation. A Man of Good Hop...
Yerma at the Young Vic.
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Yerma is a devastating story about a woman tortured by her own biology. She becomes fixated on bearing a child, but thwarted by her infertility. Her f...
Queens of Syria at the Young Vic
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Queens of Syria

Queens of Syria draws attention to the untold stories which lie below the media narratives of the Syrian conflict. Thirteen Syrian refugee women recou...
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If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me

One thing can be certain about this new production at the Young Vic: it is visually impressive! Even from the moment you enter the auditorium you cann...
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The brilliant combination of Mike Bartlett’s taut writing and Clare Lizzimore’s provocative direction brings this challenging and uncomfortable play t...
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Carrie Cracknell & Lucy Guerin morphs Shakespeare’s Macbeth into a show similar, in parts, to the original play but with the action reduced to cho...
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Songs From Far Away

Songs From Far Away opened in Brazil, then in Amsterdam and now we are treated to its arrival on the Young Vic stage. It is a brilliant amalgamation o...