Beautiful country gardens can blossom with age; they can also wither and degenerate, of course, depending on how well they are managed and cared for. The same is true of plays; so it's a particular pleasure to welcome this 2017 Almeida hit back to its original home, where its bracing portrait of a grieving mother trying to make sense of changes in her life registers even more poignantly, re-opening just days after Britain officially left the EU. Read more
This is our little piece of the world, and we’re allowed to do with it, exactly as we like. Yes?
In the ruins of a garden in rural England, in a house which was once a home, one woman searches for seeds of hope. Following a sell-out run in 2017, The Telegraph’s "Play of the Year" returns to the Almeida for just 30 performances. Albion is by Mike Bartlett, directed by Rupert Goold and marked their first collaboration following their international award-winning production of King Charles III.
Photo credit: 2017 production
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Our Review of Albion
Director Rupert Goold and playwright Mike Bartlett are well known for delivering theatrical fireworks, both verbal and physical. When they previously joined forces at the Almeida, the result was that exhilarating firecracker of a play about the modern monarchy King Charles III, that went on to West End and Broadway success. Read more