Samuel West’s production of Laura Wade’s inventive play, based on an unfinished novel by Jane Austen, transfers to the Menier Chocolate Factory. The Stage called it an “expertly crafted reflection on writing fiction”. It opens on September 30.
Gbolahan Obisesan directs a new stage version of Giles Foden’s harrowing novel about Idi Amin. Adapted by Steve Waters and starring Tobi Bamtefa ( pictured right ) as Amin, it opens on October 1.
Lucian Msamati and Hammed Animashaun head the cast of Roy Alexander Weise’s production of Athol Fugard’s semi-autobiographical play. It opens in the Lyttelton on October 1. ( Read our interview with set designer Rajha Shakiry )
After an acclaimed run at the Royal and Derngate in Northampton, James Dacre’s production of Katori Hall’s play about a group of young women in Rwanda who claim to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary opens in London on October 2.
Theatr Clwyd’s artistic director Tamara Harvey helms a new dark comedy by Welsh writer Emily White. Set on raucous Friday night in a small town in Wales, it opens on October 2.