Jamie Lloyd

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The week in theatre: The Seagull; The Southbury Child; Richard III
The action’s all in the detail in Jamie Lloyd’s spellbound Chekhov; Alex Jennings excels as a vicar refusing to find the common touch; and Richard III falls short of its health warning

Susannah Clapp

10, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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The Seagull review – woodchip-walled Chekhov is hypnotic
Emilia Clarke and Indira Varma star in Jamie Lloyd’s stripped-back West End production which asks probing questions about performance

Arifa Akbar

07, Jul, 2022 @10:59 PM

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Never mind the nose: what makes Cyrano de Bergerac a hero for all time?
Edmond Rostand’s great romantic has drawn actors including Ralph Richardson, Antony Sher and James McAvoy to its lead role. It is a tale of glorious theatricality, glittering poetry and heroic self-sacrifice

Michael Billington

11, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Eben Figueiredo: electric actor, soul singer and Star Wars mudtrooper
The rising star’s rich career is built on a determination to widen diversity in theatre – and bring a true voice to his roles

Arifa Akbar

05, May, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Seun Shote, 'superbly talented' actor, dies unexpectedly aged 47
Shote appeared on the West End, television and stages across the UK, and was artistic director of Orísun Productions, focusing on talent from the African diaspora

Chris Wiegand

17, Mar, 2021 @1:34 PM

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'It stank of fags and booze and we loved it' – theatres that made us, from Glasgow to Soho
In the final part of our series, UK arts figures give the lowdown on the precious places that nurtured their careers

Compiled by Chris Wiegand

23, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott up for Olivier awards
TV co-stars compete for acting prizes at this year’s theatre awards, whose nominations are led by the musicals & Juliet, Fiddler on the Roof and Dear Evan Hansen

Chris Wiegand

03, Mar, 2020 @4:05 PM

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Emilia Clarke to make West End theatre debut in The Seagull
The Game of Thrones actor will play Nina in the adaptation by Anya Reiss, directed by Jamie Lloyd

Chris Wiegand

20, Dec, 2019 @10:32 AM

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Top 10 theatre shows of 2019
Katori Hall gave us a miracle, Caryl Churchill delivered a dark quartet and Tom Hiddleston astounded in Betrayal. But the year’s highlight was a breathtaking Ibsen with Hayley Atwell

Michael Billington

17, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Cyrano de Bergerac review – James McAvoy is fierce in radical reboot of romantic classic
Visual flummery and the famous nose are dispensed with in Martin Crimp’s modern take on Rostand’s proxy-wooing play

Michael Billington

09, Dec, 2019 @12:01 AM

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Jamie Lloyd: ‘The reason Cyrano has endured is that we all have an insecurity’
The acclaimed theatre director on his latest West End production, his Pinter obsession, and offering free tickets to first-time theatregoers

Interview by Holly Williams

23, Nov, 2019 @3:00 PM

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James McAvoy to star as Cyrano de Bergerac in West End of London
Production will be part of season providing free tickets to first-time theatre-goers

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

29, Jul, 2019 @11:58 AM

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