Rose Theatre Kingston
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is the artistic heart behind relative newcomer Rose Theatre in Kingston. Opened in 2008, the 900-seat modern theatre welcomes touring companies as well as staging home grown productions from Alan Ayckbourn's ‘Bedroom Farce’ to ‘A Midsummer Night's Dream’ starring Judi Dench. Its programme reaches out to the local community with a populist mix of comedy, music and events as well as theatre aimed at children (‘Room on the Broom) and teenagers (Richard Milward’s ‘Apples’).
What's on at Rose Theatre Kingston
The play that launched detective story queen Agatha Christie's second career as a playwright in 1930 is staged with Jason Durr replacing Robert Powell as her famous Belgian detective Poirot. This script is Poirot's first and only stage outing and is set...
- Rating: 4/5
Alan Bennett’s classic 1988 double bill explodes the myth of the secret agent as a sex-mad, gun-toting, fast car-driving charmer. ‘Single Spies’ – subdivided into ‘An Englishman Abroad’ and ‘A Question of Attribution’ – tells of two of Britain’s most...
Kids' theatre, Fringe, Drama, Kids' theatre
Battles, talking lions, royal children and faraway lands: what's not to like about CS Lewis's classic Narnia tales? Here the second in the series, and probably the most famous, is adapted by Theresa Heskins for this production at the Rose Theatre over...