Food is an integral part of the theatregoing experience, whether it be a nice meal with friends pre-show, or scoffing a sandwich from Pret minutes before curtain up (we’ve all done that). But if you happen to have a ticket for Network at the National Theatre, you’ll witness something a tad more unique onstage in the Lyttelton.
The National may be having a difficult year with the consecutive critical summer failures of Salome and Common, yet it has still produced two of the most eagerly anticipated shows of the year in Follies and now Ivo van Hove's new stage version of the 1976 film Network. After the triumphant success of Follies, though, Network is a more ambiguously mixed sort of dramatic feat and feast. (For some lucky... Read more