Almeida Theatre

Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014

Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months

The Merchant of Venice (Almeida Theatre)

Rupert Goold's celebrated production comes to London with Ian McDiarmid as Shylock

First look at Ian McDiarmid and cast in rehearsal for The Merchant of Venice

Rupert Goold transfers his RSC production to the Almeida Theatre

Catherine Love: My theatre highlights of the year so far

As awards season approaches, Catherine Love looks back at some of the best productions to take to the stage this year

Cast: Brian May in Return to the Forbidden Planet and full cast Almeida Merchant of Venice
By Editorial Staff

Bob Carton revives his original 1989 production of Return to the Forbidden Planet, while the cast of The Merchant of Venice is announced

Catherine Love: In theatre, simple is often best

David Cromer's take on Our Town and Katie Mitchell's Cherry Orchard prove that, sometimes, nothing beats simplicity in the theatre

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards

Hosted by Michael Xavier, the awards are a celebration of the work of UK Theatre (formerly TMA) member theatres

Our Town (Almeida Theatre)

David Cromer's refreshing new version of Thornton Wilder's play amplifies its emphasis on the ordinary

National Youth Theatre extends West End season
By Editorial Staff

The second NYT rep season at the Ambassadors Theatre features Selfie, Macbeth and Private Peaceful

1984 (Tour - Blackpool)
By Robin Duke

Robin Duke finds that this West End hit is a great piece of theatre for Blackpool audiences, too.