Review: Doctor Faustus, Duke of York’s

Published in What's on Stage on April 27, 2016

Take a classic Elizabethan play about a man who sells his soul to the devil, give it a modern-day twist as a satire on celebrity, and cast a pretty actor who shot to global fame in Game of Thrones. Seems like another smart idea by director Jamie Lloyd, who has form when it comes to hip stagings of classics with canny casting. Continue reading “Review: Doctor Faustus, Duke of York’s”

Review: The Homecoming, Trafalgar Studios

Published in Exeunt on November 14, 2015

This is as much a birthday party as a homecoming: Harold Pinter’s play premiered in London 50 years ago. Jamie Lloyd’s production proves that, unlike many texts that become revered modern classics, half a century on The Homecoming has lost none of its power to shock. Continue reading “Review: The Homecoming, Trafalgar Studios”