Sharon D Clarke announced for The Greatest Wealth new monologue first, do no harm, curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester

Sunday 5 July 2020 at 7pm, YouTube.com/OldVicTheatre One Voice: Monologues funded by the TS Eliot Estate ‘No society can legitimately call itself civilised if a sick person is denied medical aid because of lack of means’ Aneurin Bevan Today, The Old Vic announces casting for The Greatest Wealth’s newly commissioned monologue First, Do No Harm, written by Booker Prize winning author Bernardine Evaristo and presented as part of Your Old Vic. To complete the … Continue reading Sharon D Clarke announced for The Greatest Wealth new monologue first, do no harm, curated by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Adrian Lester

Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Amazing Prime’s much anticipated series Wheel of Time has announced six new characters including Lolita Chakrabarti, who will play Marin Al’Vere. Marin Al’Vere is mother to lead character Egwene Al’Vere. In the books, she is described as being slender, with thick, grey braided hair. She is also known for being one of the best cooks in the village, famous for her honey-cakes and crusted bread loaves. Marin … Continue reading Lolita Chakrabarti joins cast of new Amazon series Wheel of Time

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester

Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti, will receive its world premiere in The STUDIO in October. Directed by Adrian Lester, it is a co-production with Belgrade Theatre Coventry. Who can we blame for our mistakes? Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer.  As eminent psychiatrist Nina’s life starts to unravel, she leans on her mother, Maya, a celebrated self-help guru but Maya’s only concern … Continue reading Calmer, a new play by Lolita Chakrabarti will receive World Premier at Birmingham Rep in the Autumn, directed by Adrian Lester

Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, scoops Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage awards and receives two further award nominations

Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti scooped Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage Awards last night (Sunday 1st March). With stiff competition from the likes of The Son (Kiln Theatre/Duke of York’s Theatre), The Doctor (Almeida Theatre) and Appropriate (Donmar Warehouse), Life of Pi triumphed. Lolita Chakrabarti said “I’d like to thank the amazing audiences at Sheffield Crucible, who travelled with us, … Continue reading Life of Pi, adapted by Lolita Chakrabarti, scoops Best New Play at the 20th annual Whatsonstage awards and receives two further award nominations

Blithe Spirit trailer: Judi Dench and Dan Stevens raise the dead in Ed Hall’s reimagining of Noël Coward’s sparkling comedy

First look: Adapted from Noël Coward’s beloved comedy of the same name, this looks to be Judi Dench’s funniest film in years.. View the trailer here. Blithe Spirit, adapted from the Noël Coward play is about a wacky medium Madame Arcati (Dench) who brings back a writer’s unwanted ex-wife from the dead. Starring Dan Stevens as Charles, a pompous crime novelist with writer’s block, and Isla Fisher as Ruth, his … Continue reading Blithe Spirit trailer: Judi Dench and Dan Stevens raise the dead in Ed Hall’s reimagining of Noël Coward’s sparkling comedy