Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mère Courage et ses Enfants by Bertolt Brecht

The Berliner Ensemble takes Paris by storm with their production of Mère Courage et ses enfants (Mother Courage and her Children) by Bertolt Brecht. All the Brechtian elements that you hope for were present with a few contemporary surprises and some excellent portrayals of the well-known characters.

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Electra by Sophocles in a new version by Frank McGuinness

You know you are watching a production on the London stage when the excellent quality of voice production is so evident. Each of the actors’ voices resonated so effortlessly from the outset, filling the large cavernous space of the Old Vic theatre. This production has just opened and already is enjoying full houses.

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