Tag: Daniel Evans

Forty Years On @ Chichester Festival Theatre

Alan Cox, Richard Wilson & Jenny Galloway

Alan Bennett’s Forty Years On is a curious play. His first outing as playwright (back in 1968) is charmingly eccentric, wonderfully witty and every bit a Bennett play. In fact it comes across as if the History Boys stumbled into a production of ‘Oh What a Lovely War’ and decided to join in the fun. Continue reading

Chichester Festival Theatre Announce 2017 Season

The announcement of a new season at Chichester Festival Theatre is always greeted with excitement here, like spring come early! Of course the 2017 season is all the more exciting as it marks Daniel Evans‘ debut as Artistic Director. Continue reading

American Buffalo @ Wyndham’s Theatre

David Mamet is a playwright whose work is easy to appreciate but difficult to love. The complex wordplay is certainly an acquired taste, but when it’s performed well it can fly. Thankfully director Daniel Evans has three excellent performers at his disposal as he takes a look into the writer’s dissection of the rotting underbelly of the American dream! Continue reading

The Full Monty @ The Mayflower Southampton

tumblr_inline_mlrwm5jBZ01qz4rgpTaking one of the most popular films of the nineties and transferring it to the stage is a brave task. When it’s a film as indelibly inked onto the pop culture consciousness of people as The Full Monty, a piece that has already appeared on stage in the form of a musical inexplicably moved from it’s Sheffield setting in favour of Buffalo, New York, it becomes a task few would want to take on. Continue reading