Rhys Ifans stars in Ed Thomas’ semi-autobiographical play about two people holed up in a remote shop. Co-directed by Vicky Featherstone and Thomas, the Royal Court co-production with the National Theatre Wales opens on September 24.
Caryl Churchill is an exquisite miniaturist. James Macdonald directs a cast including Deborah Findlay and Toby Jones in a quartet of new short works by the playwright that opens in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs on September 25.
The British film that made Daniel Day-Lewis’ career is brought to the stage with new music by Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. Based on the screenplay by Hanif Kureishi, the production is directed by Nikolai Foster and opens on September 26.
John Simm – star of Life on Mars and an actor who can convey menace like few others – plays opposite Kirwan’s Lady Macbeth in Paul Miller’s production. It opens at Chichester Festival Theatre on September 27.