Almeida theatre

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Boris Johnson accused of flouting request to wear mask at theatre
Exclusive: Audience member at Almeida theatre says PM was not wearing mask during Macbeth performance

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

24, Nov, 2021 @12:09 PM

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Lost Origin review – big-budget interactive adventure gets into a muddle
Despite impressive technical illusions, this immersive journey into an evil mastermind’s headquarters feels too aimless to live up to its potential

Anya Ryan

15, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The week in theatre: Maryland; The Tragedy of Macbeth; White Noise
Lucy Kirkwood’s raw response to the murders of Sabina Nessa and Sarah Everard captures a moment of terrible rage

Susannah Clapp

17, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – Yaël Farber’s blood-curdling terror
Saoirse Ronan and James McArdle star in a production with emotional spark, palpable dread and a horrifying beauty

Arifa Akbar

14, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Saoirse Ronan says Kim and Kanye inspired Almeida Macbeth roles
‘Modern power couple’ Kardashian and West were helpful in interpreting Macbeths, says actor

Nadia Khomami Arts and Culture correspondent

23, Sep, 2021 @11:27 AM

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Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia review – stiff with humorous intent
Mirth and menace fight it out in Josh Azouz’s play of shifting alliances, with Adrian Edmondson on fine form as a knitting Nazi officer

Susannah Clapp

05, Sep, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia review – horror, humour and forgotten history
Adrian Edmondson plays a psychopath in Josh Azouz’s nuanced tragicomedy about Jewish-Arab relations in 1942

Arifa Akbar

27, Aug, 2021 @12:42 PM

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Hamlet, Cabaret and a fistful of Romeos: the best theatre, comedy and dance of autumn 2021
Cush Jumbo tackles the troubled prince, Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne head for 30s Berlin, while standup favourites and dance spectaculars burst back on the stage

Arifa Akbar, Brian Logan and Lyndsey Winship

26, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Adrian Lester: ‘I’ll never leave the stage’
As he prepares to return to live theatre, the actor reflects on a tumultuous 18 months, and on why he needs an audience

Rachel Cooke

01, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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And Breathe… review – powerful tale of family grief is poetry in motion
Yomi Sode’s startling play about death, mourning and young masculinity is intensified by its weight of emotion and sensational stagecraft

Arifa Akbar

22, Jun, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Saoirse Ronan to make UK stage debut in feminist Macbeth
Four-time Oscar nominee reunited with James McArdle in the Almeida theatre’s staging of the Shakespeare tragedy

Chris Wiegand

21, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Hymn; Typical review – first-rate and perfectly balanced
Adrian Lester and Danny Sapani work as one in Lolita Chakrabarti’s brilliantly realised study of male friendship

Susannah Clapp

28, Feb, 2021 @10:30 AM

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