Tag: Arcola

  • Thebes Land, Arcola Theatre

    Thebes Land, Arcola Theatre

    Guest review by Suzy Norman Thebes is quite a brutal and unforgiving place, the land where Oedipus’s father was murdered, the land that persecuted Antigone for trying to bury her brother. It’s a warring and unsettling place. So then, an appropriate title for this play by Sergio Blanco, set in a caged basketball court where…

  • Look Back on: Terence Rattigan

    Look Back on: Terence Rattigan

    With revivals of his work at the National Theatre, Theatre Royal, Bath, Chichester Festival Theatre, The Garrick and on tour why does the work of Rattigan attract modern audiences? National Theatre‚Äôs The Deep Blue Sea (1952), directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory this summer was one of a number of revivals of his…