Article image
The best theatre to stream this month: The Boy With Two Hearts, Punchdrunk and more
Our roundup of drama to watch at home includes Billy Crystal’s musical about a fading comedian, a female Faustus and a revival of Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate

Chris Wiegand

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

Article image
Theatre: Susannah Clapp’s 10 best shows of 2022
Thirties Harlem and the siege of Troy rocked, along with Joan of Arc, Orlando and the Ladies of Llangollen, to be greeted by funding cuts across the board

Susannah Clapp

18, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

Article image
The week in theatre: Punchdrunk: The Burnt City; Scandaltown
The immersive theatre trailblazers return with an all-consuming vision of the siege of Troy

Susannah Clapp

24, Apr, 2022 @9:30 AM

Article image
What links Punchdrunk’s Burnt City to Patti Smith and John McEnroe?
As the celebrated theatre group launches a new immersive show, follow it down the rabbit hole via Damon Albarn, Meryl Streep and Glenda Jackson

Larry Ryan

23, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

Article image
Punchdrunk: The Burnt City review – spectacle eclipses story in siege of Troy epic
This immersive retelling of Greek tragedies is stylish and atmospheric but lacks narrative momentum and its scattered scenes can be frustratingly arcane

Arifa Akbar

21, Apr, 2022 @10:00 PM

Article image
‘Adrenaline-fuelled’: Punchdrunk return with the horrifically timely siege of Troy
After almost a decade away, the world-conquering theatre rebels are back with The Burnt City, an epic take on the ultimate war story. We meet them at their cavernous new premises

Charlotte Higgins

21, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

Article image
The Lost Lending Library review – immersive family show champions the magic of books
Punchdrunk Enrichment’s site-specific project for children aged six to 11 turns a historic building into a secretive library

Chris Wiegand

29, Oct, 2021 @9:17 AM

Article image
Punchdrunk to stage epic ‘future noir’ drama in old London arms factory
Dystopian Trojan war play The Burnt City will be company’s costliest and most ambitious immersive production

Chris Wiegand

05, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

Article image
Jude Law: 'When I became a parent, I would cry at anything'
As he plays a troubled dad trapped on a sinister island in The Third Day, the star reveals how the drama unlocked his deepest parenting fears – and shares his worries about its 12-hour, live-action section

Emine Saner

07, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

Article image
Pokémon Go creator joins Punchdrunk theatre for interactive venture
Immersive theatre company and augmented-reality game developer Niantic team up to explore ideas that fuse ‘physical and digital worlds’

Keza MacDonald

30, Jun, 2020 @1:00 PM

Article image
Punchdrunk and Sky announce world's first immersive TV drama
The Third Day, starring Jude Law and Naomie Harris, will be followed by a theatrical event by the world-renowned company

Hannah J Davies

12, Feb, 2020 @7:30 PM

Article image
The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

1 / 10 pages