Lucy Briers
Lucy Briers
Lucy Briers is an English actress. She has received critical praise for her many film, television, and stage roles, including the premiere of Best Friends & Butterflies.
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Wolf Hall/Bring Up The Bodies (review). Unmissable Hilary Mantel Tudor epic at the RSC
Advertiser & Review - about 3 years
The lives of the modern British monarchy are pedestrian compared to the exploits of their predecessors. In Henry VIII’s time incest, murder, plotting and treason were the commonplace. Life was lived with the constant threat of the executioner’s sword. There must be a huge failing in the way that history is taught in schools because I don’t remember it being half as thrilling as Hilary Mantel’s engrossing take on the Tudors which has just swept into the RSC’s Swan Theatre. Wolf Hall and its companion, Bring Up The Bodies, are astonishing and extraordinary pieces of theatre. Anyone who has read Mantel’s Booker-winning doorstops will have nothing but admiration for Mike Poulton who had his work cut out adapting the epic for the stage. Running for a total of six hours this is a landmark production from director Jeremy Herrin, that deserves a London transfer. It’s a cleverly constructed costume drama that presents history for accessible 21st century consumption – so long as you keep rem ...
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PHOTO CALL: Top Girls at London's Trafalgar Studios - Playbill.com
Google News - over 5 years
The cast of Top Girls includes Stella Gonet, Suranne Jones, Catherine McCormack, Lucy Briers, Laura Elphinstone, Lisa Kerr and Olivia Poulet. Press notes describe the show in this way: "It's Thatcher's England and hard-nosed, go-getting businesswoman
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Top Girls; The Mother; Around the World in Eighty Days – review - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
'Superb' (lr): Olivia Poulet, Stella Gonet, Lucy Briers, Suranne Jones and Catherine McCormack in Top Girls at Trafalgar Studios. Photograph: Tristram Kenton Look for Caryl Churchill in the 1996 edition of Oxford's Concise Companion to the Theatre and
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Suranne Jones in Top Girls - WhatsOnStage.com
Google News - over 5 years
And it's beautifully acted here, not just by Jones and Gonet, but also by Olivia Poulet as both a bovine Dull Gret and an aggressively enthusiastic and muddled-up Angie, with delightful, pointed contributions from Lucy Briers, Laura Elphinstone,
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Top Girls are back at Trafalgar Studios for a strictly limited season - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
The cast includes Stella Gonet, Suranne Jones, Catherine McCormack and Lucy Briers. Extra members can buy top price tickets for £25 (usually £45). The offer is valid until 29 September (excluding 16 August)
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Top Girls prepares for transfer to London's Trafalgar Studios 1 - Superbreak
Google News - over 5 years
The production is directed by Max Stafford-Clark, who has previously taken charge of the play when it appeared at the Royal Court in 1982
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Corden comedy gets West End run - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
Suranne Jones plays an ambitious woman who hosts a dinner party for a selection of powerful women from myth and history. Stella Gonet, Catherine McCormack and Lucy Briers also appear in the production, which ends its sell-out run in Chichester this
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TOP GIRLS to Open 5 August at Trafalgar Studios - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
The cast is Stella Gonet, SurAnne Jones, Catherine McCormack, Lucy Briers, Laura Elphinstone, Lisa Kerr and Olivia Poulet. It's Thatcher's England and hard-nosed, go-getting businesswoman Marlene is hosting a dinner party to celebrate her promotion to
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Top Girls by Caryl by Churchill transfers from Chichester to West End's ... - London Theatre Guide - Online
Google News - over 5 years
It's Thatcher's England and hard-nosed businesswoman Marlene is hosting a dinner party to
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Top Girls, Minerva Theatre, Chichester - The Independent
Google News - over 5 years
These range from Pope Joan (portrayed with a lovely wit by Lucy Briers), who, in the 9th century, achieved the top job disguised as a man, only to be stoned to death when she went into labour during a papal procession, to Lady Nijo, a 13th-century
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Top Girls, Chichester Festival Theatre - The Arts Desk
Google News - over 5 years
Laura Elphinstone's pale, pinched and princess-peaked Patient Griselda arrives just in time for pudding, by which point Lucy Briers' fantastic turn as the cross-dressing Pope Joan (just mannish enough in her mannerisms and with the broad charisma of an
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ON THE LONDON STAGE; Bedroom Distress, and Tragedy in Art and Life
NYTimes - over 7 years
LONDON -- Pilchards, anyone? Yes, that quintessentially English comestible apparently best eaten on toast -- I've never tried it -- is making a comeback on the British stage, and we have the dramatist Alan Ayckbourn to thank. Mr. Ayckbourn deserves our gratitude for countless other reasons, as well, not least for having quite astonishingly penned
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THEATER REVIEW | 'SOME KIND OF BLISS'; A Ditsy Life Takes a Detour
NYTimes - over 8 years
After years of laughing at unfunny jokes, nodding at completely uninteresting things and obsessing over the utterly mundane, Rachel, a journalist who covers celebrities and describes herself as a ''seeker of minor adventure,'' has finally had enough. Lulu, the Scottish pop star, is the final straw. ''Some Kind of Bliss,'' Samuel Adamson's
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