Tag Archives: Elinor Cook

The Lady from the Sea

Donmar Warehouse, London ****

© Manuel Harlan, Finbar Lynch (Doctor Wangel) and Nikki Amuka-Bird as Ellida - a marriage trying to find a new way of being...

© Manuel Harlan, Finbar Lynch (Doctor Wangel) and Nikki Amuka-Bird as Ellida – a marriage trying to find a new way of being in 1950s Caribbean…

Past productions of The Lady from the Sea have often portrayed Ellida, Ibsen’s eponymous protagonist, as half-mad with barely comprehensible yearnings. Continue reading

Pilgrims

The Yard Theatre, London (****)

© Mark Carline, Jack Monaghan (Dan), Steffan Donnelly (Will), mountaineering pals.

© Mark Carline, Jack Monaghan (Dan), Steffan Donnelly (Will), mountaineering pals.

Winner of the George Devine award for Most Promising Playwright in 2013, Elinor Cook goes from strength to strength. Continue reading