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Swan Theatre

Mike Poulton is the go-to man when it comes adapting plot-dense novels for the stage. Having successfully adapted Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell novels, Wolf...

The whims and wishes of the gods feature prominently in Christopher Marlowe’s early, infrequently performed play. Dido, the Phoenician queen, and her lover Aeneas,...

Continuing a career that has taken her from Harare to Stratford-upon-Avon, Chipo Chung is about to play the lead role in Dido, Queen of...

“Lovingly ripped off from the plays of Plautus”, Phil Porter’s new comedy, Vice Versa, wears its influence on its sleeve, tracing a line from...

Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig's new play Snow in Midsummer transplants the 13th century drama, The Injustice Done to Dou E, into contemporary China. It tells...

“Yeah, well, ancient history,” says one character in Anders Lustgarten’s new play, The Seven Acts of Mercy. Not so for Lustgarten, whose work often...
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