Sophie Ward, Huxley and These New Puritans pique press interest in Brave New World

Sophie Ward, Huxley and These New Puritans pique press interest in Brave New World

22 September 2015

Newly added: double-page spread feature in The Stage newspaper... In addition to the various four-star rave reviews, have you seen the latest news and features about Brave New World, including the national newspaper interviews with Sophie Ward and director James Dacre? Plus some fascinating pieces on the attraction of dystopia.

Here are highlights from news and features coverage of Touring Consortium Theatre Company and Royal & Derngate's adaptation of Brave New World, which we'll continue to update over the coming weeks (so keep checking back!).

To read that latest reviews - including from the critics of the Daily Mail, Independent, Telegraph, Guardian, Times and others - CLICK HERE

 

INTERVIEWS

 

INDEPENDENT: James Dacre on why notion of a World State is more important than ever

“Rather than trying to imagine what an iPhone might look like in the future we are trying to capture what it feels like to be constantly assaulted by modern technology."

 

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH: Sophie Ward on relationships in Brave New World

Ward's forthcoming role in Brave New World is arguably even more life-and-death: she is World Controller “in charge” of Europe. The role was originally written for a man but despite his prescience on many other matters, Huxley failed to anticipate the strides that would be made in the field of equality...

DAILY MAIL: Sophie's in a brave new role... as the world's most powerful woman

'It seemed like a natural extension of the world Huxley had built, to include the social changes in gender equality in the past 80 years’.

 

CASTING NEWS

 

DAILY MAIL: Sophie Ward gets gender twist

Sophie Ward will get a gender twist in a stage version of Aldous Huxley’s audacious masterpiece Brave New World.

NORTHAMPTON NEWS: Sophie's the choice for Brave New World

Royal & Derngate has just announced that Sophie Ward has been cast in its production of Brave New World, which takes to the Royal stage from Friday, September 4 to Saturday, September 26,...
 

THE STAGE

Sophie Ward is to star in a new stage adaptation of A Brave New World. The production begins previews at the Royal and Derngate Theatre in Northampton on September 4, with press night on September 8. The production will then tour the UK.

WHATSONSTAGE

It has been announced that Sophie Ward is to star in a new adaptation of Aldous Huxley's dystopian novel Brave New World . Ward will play Margaret Mond, a character which in Huxley's...

BROADWAY WORLD

Further casting has been announced for Brave New World, a co-production by Royal & Derngate, Northampton and Touring Consortium Theatre Company, with Abigail McKern, William...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Brave New World premieres at Royal and Derngate, Northampton, where it runs from 4 to 26 September 2015. It then tours to Edinburgh, Blackpool, Nottingham, Cheltenham, Wolverhampton, Darlington and Bradford where it concludes on 5 December.