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Donmar Warehouse. Photo: Johan Persson Donmar Warehouse. Photo: Johan Persson

Donmar Warehouse

The Donmar Warehouse is a theatre based in Covent Garden, London. The venue has been led by Sam Mendes, Michael Grandage, and the present artistic director Josie Rourke and executive producer Kate Pakenham. Previous productions include Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Saint Joan starring Gemma Arterton, and an all-female Shakespeare trilogy.

In Brian Friel’s 1979 play Aristocrats, Ballybeg Hall is a large and decaying house that sits on top of a hill in the remote...

Midsummer – The Hub, Edinburgh Ten years after it premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, David Greig and Gordon McIntyre’s funny, romantic and uplifting play with...

Brendan Coyle will star in a new production of Conor McPherson's St Nicholas at the Donmar Warehouse and in Dublin. It sees Coyle and McPherson...

A theatre website has apologised “unreservedly” for a review in which a critic referred to the weight of performer Nicola Coughlan. Coughlan is currently appearing...

Most of us know her, with her crisp Morningside accent, her lemony aphorisms and her elegant eccentricity, from Maggie Smith’s Oscar-winning performance in the...

Michael Longhurst is a versatile, experienced and talented theatre director, so his appointment as the next artistic director of the Donmar was widely –...

Machinal – Almeida Theatre, London The Almeida follows The Writer with a revival of Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play. Considered an expressionistic masterpiece, Machinal is inspired by...

It would have been nice, of course, to see another woman appointed to head up a major theatre. But never mind, it’s impossible to...

For David Harrower, adapting Muriel Spark’s 1961 novel has been a project that has taken more than a decade of his time. Nick Smurthwaite finds...
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