/ Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company introduces PLAYS at THE GARRICK

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company introduces PLAYS at THE GARRICK

Published on Monday, 20-Apr-2015

Working in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram, the acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh presents an exceptional series of plays that bring together a remarkable group of actors, led by Rob Brydon, Judi Dench, Lily James and Richard Madden.

The Winter's Tale
With Judi Dench & Kenneth Branagh
17 October 2015 ÔÇô 16 January 2016

By William Shakespeare
ShakespeareÔÇÖs timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan.

Judi Dench will play Paulina, Kenneth Branagh will play Leontes.

Harlequinade
With Kenneth Branagh
24 October 2015 ÔÇô 13 January 2016

By Terence Rattigan
In this rarely seen comic gem, a classical theatre company attempts to produce The WinterÔÇÖs Tale and Romeo and Juliet, while the intrigues and dalliances of the company members are accidently revealed with increasingly chaotic and hysterical consequences.

Kenneth Branagh will perform and co-direct with Rob Ashford.

The Painkiller
With Kenneth Branagh & Rob Brydon
5 March 2016 ÔÇô 30 April 2016

By Francis Veber, adapted by Sean Foley
Two men. Two lonely hotel rooms. An adjoining door. One of them is a killer. One of them wants to die. What could possibly go wrong?

Sean Foley directs his darkly hilarious adaptation of Francis VeberÔÇÖs classic French farce as Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon reprise the roles they played to great acclaim at BelfastÔÇÖs Lyric Theatre in this comic tour-de-force.

Romeo and Juliet
With Richard Madden & Lily James
12 May 2016 ÔÇô 13 August 2016

By William Shakespeare

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) and Lily James (Downton Abbey) who play the leads in ShakespeareÔÇÖs heartbreaking tale of forbidden love.

The Entertainer
With Kenneth Branagh
20 August 2016 ÔÇô 12 November 2016

By John Osborne
Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John OsborneÔÇÖs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment.

Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice.

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