Lyndsey Turner

Review: Tipping the Velvet, Lyric Hammersmith 'Warm, Witty and Laughs Aplenty'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The interpretation is risky, yes, but theatre should be risky. And for all the theatrical spectacle and the clever tricks, you feel for Nancy, you really do. You're rooting for her and at the climax, when she understands what it is she truly needs, it's a great feeling. Tipping the Velvet is a bright, witty production - but it also has a heart.

Playing the Playwright: A First Night in the West End

Laura Wade | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Laura Wade

Last Wednesday was the press night for my play, Posh, which presents a raucous evening with the Riot Club, an elite Oxford dining society. It's the first of my plays to make it to the West End, and therefore A Big Deal...