The Lyric Hammersmith announces the full casting for its Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk, co-directed by Artistic Director, Sean Holmes and Jude Christian, an Artistic Associate of the Lyric. Daniel Fraser will play Jill and Kraig Thornber will play Dame Lotte Trottalot. They join the previously announced Kayla Meikle who plays Daisy
The Lyric Hammersmith and Digital Theatre+ today announce an innovative new partnership which will see the creative process of theatre-making brought vividly to life on film and widen access to the secrets of creativity - as leading practitioners reveal their craft through conversation, discussion, workshops and unique behind-the-scenes footage of life in one
The Lyric Young Company will establish an ensemble of 15 actors through auditions who will work and train two nights a week over nine months with international director Anne-Louise Sarks (Seventeen Lyric Hammersmith) Nicholai La Barrie (Director of Young People, Lyric Hammersmith), Sean Holmes (Artistic Director, Lyric Hammersmith) and the Lyric’s Artistic Associates.
Rehearsal images have been released for The Seagull which opens at The Lyric Hammersmith on 11th October 2017, with previews from 3rd October 2017. Unrequited love. Creative jealousy. Guns. Vodka. And Art. Chekhov’s celebrated masterpiece is given vibrant new life in this dynamic new version by Olivier-award winning playwright Simon Stephens directed by
The Lyric Hammersmith has announced full casting for Simon Stephens’s new version of Anton Chekhov’s highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. Lloyd Cooney plays Jacob, Nicholas Gleaves plays Boris Trigorin, Lloyd Hutchinson plays Leo and Raphael Sowole plays Simeon. They join the previously announced Adelayo Adedayo, Michele Austin,
Today booking opens at the Lyric Hammersmith and LIFT for Fatherland, which opens in May 2018 as part of the Lyric’s Spring/Summer 2018 season and LIFT 2018. This bold new production, by Scott Graham, Karl Hyde and Simon Stephens, focusing on contemporary fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions, premiered at the Royal
The Lyric Hammersmith has announced further casting for Simon Stephens’s new version of Anton Chekhov’s highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. Adelayo Adedayo plays Nina, Michele Austin plays Pauline, Paul Higgins plays Hugo Dorn, Cherrelle Skeete plays Marcia, Nicolas Tennant plays Peter Sorin and Brian
Following a successful UK tour, Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox will return for a second run at Lyric Hammersmith this summer. The production, adapted for the stage by Sam Holcroft, directed by Maria Aberg with original music by Arthur Darvill, runs at the Lyric Hammersmith from 26 July to 20 August.
Guilty. Not Guilty. You Decide. Enter the courtroom. Hear the evidence. Make your judgement. A hijacked plane is heading towards a packed football stadium. Ignoring orders to the contrary a fighter pilot shoots the plane down killing 164 people to save 70,000. Put on trial and charged with murder, the
Following a hugely successful 2016 Australian and UK tour, Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company South Australia’s critically acclaimed Things I Know To Be True returns to delight audiences in the UK from 27 September 2017. Andrew Bovell’s new play will tour to Oxford Playhouse, The Lowry in Salford, Leicester