Posts Tagged ‘National Theatre’


The Lowry is packed with school groups for the National Theatre’s touring production of Macbeth. I first saw Macbeth at Reading Hexagon when I was doing my O levels, a sparse production where the highlight was the evocation of Banquo’s lineage through mirrors, and I wondered what my fifteen year old self would think of… Continue Reading →

People, Places and Things

People, Places and Things by Duncan Macmillan (Lungs, Every Brilliant Thing) comes to HOME as first stop on the national tour for this National Theatre/Headlong production.  There’s always a risk when a play arrives with such a weight of expectations, especially when it’s been recast to tour. ‘Emma’ is an actress who struggles to engage with the… Continue Reading →