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Thursday, May 30, 2024

Now spread your wings! Flock of 100 dancers star in English National Ballet’s Swan Lake – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

An in-the-round production at the Royal Albert Hall in London features more than 100 performers – including 60 dancing swans. Tristram Kenton went into the rehearsals Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Bookkeeping with a bang: Manchester’s stage spectacular The Accountants – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

A world premiere presented by Factory International, The Accountants combines one tale of two auditing firms with another of friends who have connected British Indian and British Chinese her…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:02AM
Wednesday, December 27, 2023

On the scene: Tristram Kenton’s best stage shots of 2023 – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Dramatic highlights of the photographer’s work for the Guardian this year include jaw-dropping dance, Lenny Henry’s debut play and a pair of Nutcrackers Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:24AM
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Danny Boyle’s Free Your Mind remixes The Matrix – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

An immersive production inspired by the 1999 sci-fi film is the opening show at Manchester’s Aviva Studios – take a first look at rehearsals Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:19AM
Monday, May 15, 2023

Wayne McGregor’s UniVerse: A Dark Crystal Odyssey – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

The acclaimed choreographer’s new production reimagines Jim Henson’s epic adventure film – take a look inside Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:02AM
Monday, April 3, 2023

The Royal Shakespeare Company unveils Hamnet – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Go behind the scenes at the Swan theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, where an adaptation of Maggie O’Farrell’s novel opens this month Maggie O’Farrell and Lolita Chakrabarti on adapting Hamn…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Friday, March 24, 2023

You shall go to the ballet! Cinderella at the Royal Opera House – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As the Royal Ballet celebrates the 75th anniversary of Frederick Ashton’s fairytale, we go behind the scenes and take a first look at the magical production Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:06PM
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

David Tennant on stage: kings, lovers and mate of the Muppets – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As David Tennant returns to the West End in CP Taylor’s play Good, revisit some of his performances from the last 25 years, as captured by the Guardian’s theatre photographer Continue re…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:13AM
Monday, May 30, 2022

Sweet moves: the Royal Ballet’s Like Water for Chocolate – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Christopher Wheeldon’s new ballet is an adaptation of Laura Esquivel’s tale of magical realism, starring Francesca Hayward and Marcelino Sambé. Tristram Kenton went into rehearsals Cont…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Hamlet, Henry V and Jerusalem’s Rooster: Mark Rylance’s stage roles – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As the Oscar-winning actor returns to the UK boards in 2022 – first at Bristol Old Vic in Dr Semmelweis then in Jerusalem at London’s Apollo – we remember some of his theatrical highli…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Prime mover: Tamara Rojo at English National Ballet – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Tamara Rojo has announced that she is leaving English National Ballet after 10 years as artistic director. Revisit the productions she starred in and presented during her reign Continue read…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:54AM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The Comedy of Errors at the RSC’s new outdoor theatre – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden theatre is the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new outdoor performance space in Stratford-upon-Avon. We go on a backstage tour as they prepare a new produc…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06PM
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Pause for the camera: the best of Harold Pinter – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Revisit the work of one of Britain’s greatest playwrights in the month that he would have turned 90 Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:54AM
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The irresistible rise of Lucian Msamati – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As Lucian Msamati stars in Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads at the Bridge theatre, London, we revisit his career through the archive of Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:32AM
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

From Top Girls to The Skriker: the best of Caryl Churchill – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As we continue to open up photographer Tristram Kenton’s archive, revisit the work of one of Britain’s great playwrights, Caryl Churchill, with shots of productions with Suranne Jones, M…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:32AM
Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Up close and political: the plays of David Hare – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

As the playwright’s Covid-19 monologue Beat the Devil reopens the Bridge theatre in London, we look back at his past plays including Skylight, The Judas Kiss and Via Dolorosa Continue read…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:06PM
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Giant leap off stage: farewell to the Royal Ballet's stunning Edward Watson – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

The superbly physical dancer is retiring as a principal of the Royal, although he will continue to work as a coach. Here is a feast of his career highlights, all photographed for the Guardia…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:42AM
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Great outdoors: the magic of Regent's Park Open Air theatre – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Theatre has returned to Regent’s Park in London with a socially distanced revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, plus comedy nights under the stars. We look back at memorable past productions …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Happy Bard-day: stunning shots of Shakespeare's plays – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

To celebrate the anniversary of the dramatist’s birth, here is a banquet of images from productions of his works by Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton and featuring Tamsin Greig, Judi D…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:24AM
Friday, March 27, 2020

Dramarama! Celebrate World Theatre Day – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

Venues around the world may have closed their doors because of the coronavirus but you can still toast theatre with these celebratory scenes, snapped by Tristram Kenton Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:54AM
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

The Knot: a wedding dance like no other – in pictures by All Photographs By Tristram Kenton

In her new touring show, the Dutch choreographer Didy Veldman invites the audience to a wedding. But there’s no shuffling around this dancefloor – the seven dancers are professionals Con…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:06PM

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