Ivo van Hove

Article image
The best theatre of 2022
In a superb year for the stage, our chief critic gives 10 shows an extra round of applause. Plus, Guardian theatre reviewers each pick their 2022 standout

Arifa Akbar

15, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
The best theatre to stream this month: Age of Rage, A Scary Little Tempest and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Ivo van Hove’s epic, boisterous family fun and a dance fable for Christmas

Chris Wiegand

01, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

Article image
James Norton to star in West End version of bestselling novel A Little Life
Author Hanya Yanagihara and director Ivo van Hove adapt ‘mesmerising’ story about effects of child abuse for London stage

Chris Wiegand

23, Nov, 2022 @11:30 AM

Article image
Who Killed My Father review – powerful study of class, cruelty and kin
Hans Kesting is spellbinding as an anguished man facing up to his abusive father in Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of the book by Édouard Louis

Arifa Akbar

09, Sep, 2022 @11:05 AM

Article image
A Little Life review – Hanya Yanagihara drama is not for the faint-hearted
Ivo van Hove directs a mesmerising four-hour adaptation of a divisive novel that unpicks privilege, abuse and psychological damage

Mark Fisher

21, Aug, 2022 @10:30 AM

Article image
Ivo van Hove: ‘UK’s theatres can teach its politicians a lesson about life after Brexit’
As the Belgian director brings his new production of A Little Life to Edinburgh, he says the British stage has been brilliant at maintaining links with Europe

Miranda Bryant

14, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

Article image
‘How many litres of blood do we need?’: Ivo van Hove’s ITA on 20 years of shocking theatregoers
They’ve supercharged Shakespeare, staged impossible novels and stunned with scandalous cinema adaptations. Internationaal Theater Amsterdam reveal their radical secrets

Interviews by Chris Wiegand

01, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

Article image
Edinburgh festival 2022: 50 shows to see
Phil Wang makes a heroic return, Ian McKellen stars in a balletic Hamlet and Sophie Duker is gleefully carefree. Here are our picks of the festival’s comedy, theatre and dance

Brian Logan, Mark Fisher and Lyndsey Winship

06, Jul, 2022 @6:45 AM

Article image
Age of Rage review – ancient Greek tragedy explodes into our times
While the emotional complexities remain, Van Hove’s high-octane makeover featuring unrelenting pyrotechnics and riveting performances is a visual epic

Arifa Akbar

06, May, 2022 @2:25 PM

Article image
Molière 2022 review – France’s greatest playwright comes home
In an innovative and risk-taking 400th anniversary season, Ivo van Hove and others explore the comic master’s endless variety

Clare Brennan

10, Apr, 2022 @10:30 AM

Article image
The Human Voice review – Ruth Wilson fails to connect in Jean Cocteau’s tale of despair
Ivo van Hove’s production divests this drama of emotional power and momentum, keeping us at arm’s length

Arifa Akbar

23, Mar, 2022 @11:59 AM

Article image
Paris’s ‘House of Molière’ wishes happy 400th birthday to French theatre legend
The Comédie-Française is celebrating the 17th-century dramatist by recreating Tartuffe, the play that outraged the Catholic church and almost ended his career

Laura Cappelle

10, Jan, 2022 @2:27 PM

1 / 8 pages