Home / Tag Archives: Adrian Sutton

Tag Archives: Adrian Sutton

War Horse – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Nick Stafford From the novel by: Michael Morpurgo Directors: Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris Reviewer: Gareth Davies More than a decade after first galloping onto the stage, the National Theatre’s production of War Horse has been a major theatrical export, having played to over seven million around the world. In the centenary year of the end of the war ...

Read More »

War Horse – Liverpool Empire

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Nick Stafford Director: Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris Reviewer: John Roberts Almost 10 years to the day, War Horse gained its first preview at the National Theatre in London, however, the production almost never happened.  The then artistic director of the National Theatre couldn’t see how an adaptation of a children’s book about a horse in ...

Read More »

War Horse – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Nick Stafford (from Michael Morpurgo’s novel) Director: Marianna Elliott & Tom Morris Designer: Rae Smith Puppet Design and Direction: Basil Jones & Adrian Kohler Choreographer: Toby Sedgwick  Music: Adrian Sutton Reviewer: Leah Tozer  War Horse may be a show about horses, but it has the most heart, the most heroism, and the most humanity of any show you’ll ever see. The tale of Joey the horse and ...

Read More »

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Liverpool Empire

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliot Reviewer: John Roberts  Having just finished its run in the West End, Marianne Elliot’s highly acclaimed production of Mark Haddon’s best-selling book continues on its second UK Tour, as it stops over for a week long run in Liverpool, the production shows no sign of losing any of its originality and ...

Read More »

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Simon Stephens Based on the novel by: Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There’s little more one can say about a story once deemed unstageable by its author, which when adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens subsequently went on to win seven Olivier and five Tony Awards: this production of Mark Haddon’s best-selling, award-winning, much-loved The ...

Read More »

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Alhambra, Bradford

Writer: Simon Stephens Music: Adrian Sutton Director: Marianne Elliot Movement Directors: Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett Reviewer: Sue Collier An audience of mainly young people attend the opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at Bradford Alhambra. This play is based on Mark Haddon’s book of the same name which has become a set text ...

Read More »