Tag: Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Warehouse Announce Full Cast for Measure For Measure

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke’s production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Adam McNamara, Raad Rawi, Sule Rimi, Anwar Russell and Helena Wilson. Continue reading

Curtain Up – News From The Last Week In Theatre

tumblr_inline_o13x62KZZ01rgiv1h_500The festive season is long gone, pantomimes have finished and hundreds of actors are putting away their Dame costumes for another year, the presents have been put away (or exchanged) and after a month of gorging ourselves on sweet treats there’s one last box of mince pies in the cupboard that we’re trying to resist! So, with the world getting back to normal it’s about time we caught up on recent theatre news for those who aren’t already in the know via our chums at mytheatremates.comContinue reading

Coriolanus @ The Donmar Warehouse


In the title role Tom Hiddleston cuts a fascinating figure as the almost emotionless killing machine, single-handedly winning the day at Corioli against the Volsces and besting their commander Aufidius (Hadley Fraser) yet ill at ease when thrust into the general populace to ask his people for their voices to declare him consul. Hiddleston has fast become one of the faces of the latest wave of young British talent and here he is mesmerising. From his gore drenched post-battle visage, to a surprisingly powerful scene that sees him gasping in pain as he washes the blood from his wounds, to the interplay with friends, family and the patricians of Rome he runs the gamut of emotion while effectively portraying Caius Martius as a figure seemingly unaffected by what happens around him. Continue reading