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[2000]The Nine Lives of Tomas Katz Hyde Park Nutter

[2011]Hanna writer

[2015]The Ones Below writer

[2017]The Man with the Iron Heart writer

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BODY 115 Comes to Hope Theatre as Part of Camden Fringe

Body 115, an energetic blend of theatre and richly lyrical poetry, written and performed by Jan Noble returns to the Hope Theatre, London as part of Camden Fringe from 20 August (Press night 21 August). Adapted for the stage by award winning writer and director Justin Butcher (Scaramouche Jones, The Madness of George Dubya), Body 115 is a tale of inner and outer journeys in explicit homage to Dante’s Divine Comedy.

BODY 115 Comes to The Hope Theatre in May

Body 115, an energetic blend of theatre and richly lyrical poetry, written and performed by Jan Noble opens at the Hope Theatre, London on 5 May (Press night 9 May).

Cast Announced for World Premiere of RSC's HAMNET

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Neal Street Productions, in association with Hera Pictures, have announced casting for the world-premiere of Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by RSC Acting Artistic Director Erica Whyman. 

Review: A DEAD BODY IN TAOS, Wilton's Music Hall

David Farr made his name in 2016 bringing John le Carré's book The Night Manager to vivid life in a hit TV adaptation. In his latest play A Dead Body In Taos, re-animation is again the name of the game.

Photos: First Look at David Farr's A DEAD BODY IN TAOS UK Tour

xProduction images have been released for A Dead Body in Taos - an unsettling science fiction and an intimate study of loss and bereavement, examining how artificial intelligence could alter our understanding of death, consciousness and the soul. Check out the photos here!

Cast and Creative Team Announced For The World Premiere of A DEAD BODY IN TAOS

Full casting and creative team have been announced for the world premiere of David Farr's new play exploring how Artificial Intelligence is increasingly becoming part of peoples' lives. 

Bristol Old Vic Announces Autumn Season 2022

As we all feel our way towards post-pandemic recovery, Bristol Old Vic continues to build the foundations for a strong future with the completion of a dazzling year of high-quality drama.

Fuel Presents A DEAD BODY IN TAOS, A New Play By David Farr This Year

Fuel has announced that David Farr's new play A Dead Body in Taos will receive its world premiere this autumn at Wilton's Music Hall following preview performances at Bristol Old Vic. Directed by Rachel Bagshaw the production is part mystery, part sci-fi epic and part love story. Bagshaw is joined by designer Ti Green and Video Designer Sarah Readman. The cast features Gemma Lawrence as Sam and Eve Ponsonby as Kath.

Wilton's Music Hall Announces 2022 Autumn Season

Wilton's Music Hall announced an Autumn season for August-December 2022, with an impressive array of world-class theatre, music, comedy and opera in collaboration with a variety of distinguished production companies and talent.

Fuel Announces A Programme Of Work For 2022

Kate McGrath, Director of Fuel has today announced a programme of work for 2022 that encompasses a commitment to work for children and young people as well as work that investigates urgent global questions that face us all. Following the launch of Fuel Digital, 2022 continues this work with more groundbreaking digital projects.

New Short Film On Living With Chronic Pain Comes to BBC iPlayer

Adapted from the award-winning The Shape of the Pain (Scotsman Fringe First), this new short film created in isolation is a powerful and intimate insight into living with a rare, synesthetic chronic pain condition.

Fuel Announces 2020 Programme

Fuel's first commission for 2020 is Inua Ellams' first work for children: a radical afro-futurist reimagining of the classic French children's story The Little Prince by Saint-Exupéry. Broken down in the Sahara Desert, desperate to repair her plane, a pilot meets an extraordinary Prince. They quickly form a friendship and the pilot re-discovers the power of imagination, the importance of small efforts, and the meaning of friendship. Directed by Femi Elufowoju Jr with design by Miriam Nabarro and music by Cassie Kinoshi, the show will open at Stratford Circus Arts Centre as part of a programme supported by Newham Council to give every year 6 pupil in the borough the opportunity to see a new piece of theatre for free. The Little Prince is a Fuel production in association with English Touring Theatre, co-commissioned by Fuel, Stratford Circus Arts Centre, ASU Gammage, Z-arts, The Albany, Warwick Arts Centre and Future Arts Centres. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England and the Garrick Trust.

BWW Interview: Michele Austin Talks THE HUNT at Almeida Theatre

Screen and stage actress Michele Austin is currently tackling The Hunt at the Almeida Theatre, directed by Rupert Goold. David Farr's play is based on the critically acclaimed Danish film thriller Jagten.

ArtsEmerson Announces Its 10th Anniversary Season

ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 10th Anniversary Season featuring five new commissioned works and five reprises from six different countries. The 2019/20 season continues ArtsEmerson's commitment to international work and to contemporary artistic forms including circus, mixed media, music theatre and first person narrative all from diverse perspectives. The landmark anniversary season will feature the world premiere of Detroit Red (produced by ArtsEmerson and written by Will Power) which uplifts Malcolm X's under-examined, life-shaping experiences as a young man who called Boston home. It will also feature the U.S. Premiere of Plata Quemada (TEATROCINEMA), the gritty true story of Argentina's most daring bank heist.

Full Cast Announced For THE HUNT At Almeida Theatre

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold directs The Hunt by David Farr, based on the critically acclaimed Danish film thriller Jagten, by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm.

Amazon Renews HANNA for Second Season

Amazon has renewed 'Hanna' for a second season, according to Variety. The series debuted on March 29 and is based on the 2011 film of the same name.

Michele Austin, Danny Kirrane, Tobias Menzies and Howard Ward Will Lead THE HUNT at Almeida Theatre

We are a small community. The happiness of our children is everything. Our hopes and dreams rest in these tiny souls.

VIDEO: Amazon Debuts Official Trailer for HANNA

Raised in total seclusion in the remote woods of Eastern Europe, 15-year-old Hanna (Esmé Creed-Miles) has spent her entire young life training to fight those who hunt her and her mercenary father, Erik Heller (Joel Kinnaman). Her survivalist skills are finally tested when she and Erik are separated upon their discovery by a rogue CIA operative, Marissa Wiegler (Mireille Enos) and her team of agents. 

Amazon Prime Video to Present 24-Hour Sneak Preview of HANNA After the Super Bowl

Amazon Prime Video will present a special 24-hour sneak preview of the premiere episode of its thrilling new Prime Original Series Hanna, to be made available for all Amazon Prime customers during the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 3.  To promote this new series coming to Prime Video in March and to announce the sneak preview of the first episode, Prime Video will air a 60-second commercial during the 3rd quarter of Sunday's Rams-Patriots championship game. 

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Its 2019 Summer Season; CYMBELINE, INTO THE WOODS, and More

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announces the complete lineup for the 2019 Summer Season, including Shakespeare's boisterous MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and adventure-laden CYMBELINE, alongside the New York premiere of CYRANO, a new adaptation of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac written by Jason O'Connell and Brenda Withers. HVSF will also produce its first-ever musical, the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine classic, INTO THE WOODS.


David Farr has written 1 shows including The Heart of Robin Hood (Playwright and Lyrics).

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