Fri 23 Feb

Having first opened its doors in 2008 under the leadership of founding Artistic Director Sir Peter Hall, this year Rose Theatre Kingston celebrates its 10th anniversary with a thrilling season of work including

  • The world première of Nick Dear's double bill Hogarth’s Progress – a salacious exploration of the nature and commercialisation of art including the first major UK revival of Dear’s award-winning play The Art of Success  and a new companion play The Taste of the Town. Directed by Anthony Banks, the plays will run in rep from Sat 29 Sep - Sun 21 Oct. Each play can be seen as a single performance or enjoyed together, either over different days or as an all-day theatrical experience. For more info, click here.
  • Full cast announced for Much Ado About NothingJohn Hopkins to join Mel Giedroyc as feuding lovers Benedick and Beatrice. John Hopkins's theatre work includes The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical at the Menier Chocolate Factory, The Deep Blue Sea at Chichester Festival Theatre, Holy Warriors at Shakespeare's Globe, Antony and Cleopatra, The Tempest, Venus and Adonis, King John, Julius Caesar for the RSC, and The 39 Steps in the West End. For television, his work includes Poldark, Endeavour, Secret Diary Of A Call Girl alongside Billie Piper, and two series as Detective Sergeant Scott in Midsomer Murders.
  • The Rose at 10: Celebrating 10 Years of World Class Theatre - an anniversary exhibition showcasing some of the Rose's most memorable productions, from A Midsummer Night’s Dream which reunited director Peter Hall and Judi Dench as Titania 50 years after their RSC production, to the first revival of The Wars of the Roses directed by Trevor Nunn. The exhibition will run at from Tue 13 Mar until Sun 29 Apr.

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