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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Hey prest … oh! Magic Goes Wrong in the West End – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Mischief Theatre’s calamitous magicians are back in the West End for another run of their show created with Penn & Teller. We take a look at the topsy-turvy tricks Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:24AM
Friday, October 22, 2021

The Magician’s Elephant: a trunkful of tricks at the RSC – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

A magician conjures an elephant from the sky in this new musical reopening the Royal Shakespeare theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. We took a first look Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

20 favourite jumps to celebrate World Ballet Day – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

For World Ballet Day, Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton has selected twenty of his favourite balletic jumps. Fans will have the opportunity to stream content, including morning classes a…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24AM
Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Triple threat: Out West at the Lyric Hammersmith – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The London theatre has reopened with Out West, three short plays by Tanika Gupta, Simon Stephens and Roy Williams. The Guardian’s Tristram Kenton takes a first look Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:36AM
Friday, April 23, 2021

The Bard in black and white: Shakespeare by Tristram Kenton – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

To mark the Stratford playwright’s birthday on 23 April, here are 23 shots from his plays, with a starry lineup including Vanessa Redgrave, Alan Rickman, David Harewood and Toby Jones Cont…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:32AM
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

They're behind you! Rip-roaring pantos from the past – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From Ian McKellen’s pastel Widow Twankey to Dame Edna in Dick Whittington, the Guardian’s stage photographer has captured some of the boldest and brightest pantos The snow must go on: fe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:12AM
Monday, December 14, 2020

The cat's meow! Dick Whittington at the National Theatre – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Can Dick and friends save the spirit of London? That’s the quest in this updated version by Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd. Our photographer captures the hijinks Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:54AM
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

A funny thing happened: stunning portraits of stellar standups – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From Ken Dodd and his tickling stick to Nina Conti and her monkey, Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton has snapped a host of superb comedians on stage Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:54AM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Seagulls and samovars: the best of Chekhov, with Dench, McKellen and more – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In a new series, we open up Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton’s archive of stage photos. This week: Anton Chekhov productions with a cast including the Redgraves, Dominic West and Chiw…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Method and madness: Hamlet played by Branagh, Rylance, Rickman and others – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In a new series, we delve into Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton’s amazing archive of stage photos. This week: Hamlet, as played by actors including Damian Lewis, Paapa Essiedu and Mic…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Clap for carers: doctors and nurses on stage – in pictures | Tristram Kenton by Tristram Kenton

The nation has been pausing on Thursday evenings to applaud our NHS heroes – here’s a roundup of medical dramas snapped by our theatre photographer Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06AM
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Review of 2019: A year in images by Tristram Kenton

From Battersea Arts Centre to the English National Opera, The Stage’s photographer Tristram Kenton selects some of his favourite shots of the

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 12:28PM
Monday, December 9, 2019

Scene-stealer: Tristram Kenton's best stage shots of 2019 – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From ballet to panto via reanimated corpses, here are some of our arts photographer’s finest photos of the past 12 months Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42AM
Friday, July 12, 2019

Meditating in Manchester: Tao of Glass – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

This world premiere at Manchester international festival combines Philip Glass’s mesmerising music and performer-director Phelim McDermott’s theatricality Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:36PM
Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Stage’s best theatre images of 2018 by Tristram Kenton

The Stage’s photographer Tristram Kenton picks his favourite production and rehearsal pictures of 2018… Read The Stage review of The Brothers Size

SOURCE: The Stage Registration at 05:54AM
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Showstoppers: Tristram Kenton's best theatre, opera and dance shots of 2018 – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Cuba Gooding Jr razzle-dazzles in Chicago and Isabella Rossellini performs alongside her pet dog ... here are some of the photographer’s most stunning stage shots Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Stuff of nightmares: Dystopian Dream at Sadler's Wells – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Dystopian Dream, created by composer Nitin Sawhney and based on his 2015 album, has been co-devised with choreographers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez. Take a closer look at this fusion o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:06AM
Friday, September 28, 2018

Dancing to the diary of Samuel Pepys – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

New York City-based company Big Dance Theater makes its UK premiere at the Old Vic in London with 17c, a feminist contemporary dance-theatre presentation of the diarist’s life Continue rea…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:24AM
Monday, August 20, 2018

Myth, mystery and the tide of change: Jasmin Vardimon's Medusa – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

In her new show, the choreographer Jasmin Vardimon uses the Greek myth of Medusa to explore womanhood and our ecological future. Tristram Kenton photographed the rehearsals in Sitges Continu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:18AM
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sleep-dancing: Rambert's Life Is a Dream – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Rambert is unveiling its first full-length narrative work in almost 40 years. Tristram Kenton went behind the scenes to capture the show’s creation Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:36PM
Monday, March 5, 2018

Macbeth at the National Theatre with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Rufus Norris returns to Shakespeare after 25 years with a starry production at the National in London. Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton dropped in for an exclusive look Continue reading…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:00AM
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Get snappy: Tristram Kenton's stage photos of 2017 – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

From Follies at the National to Ink at the Almeida and Marnie at the Coliseum, revisit some of the year’s theatre, dance and opera productions as photographed by the Guardian’s Tristram …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:33PM
Thursday, December 29, 2016

Tristram Kenton's stage photos of the year – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Tristram Kenton captures theatre, dance and comedy performances for the Guardian. Here are some of his best stage shots of 2016, from David Threlfall’s Don Quixote to Gemma Arterton’s Ne…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:24AM
Friday, November 18, 2016

Crouching tigers, dancing ghosts: Tim Yip's stunning designs by Mee-Lai Stone, Tristram Kenton and David Jays

‘I’m surprised when people recognise my work,’ says Tim Yip. ‘I change my style all the time.’ His notion of ‘new orientalism’ in films, dance, theatre and opera is about commu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:06AM
Friday, November 4, 2016

David Bowie's Lazarus musical crash-lands in London – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

After its sold-out run in New York, the David Bowie show Lazarus, a sequel to The Man Who Fell to Earth, is opening at King’s Cross theatre in London. Michael C Hall stars as the alien Tho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:02AM
Sunday, August 21, 2016

Jasmin Vardimon imagines Pinocchio as a dance fantasy – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Forget about the Disney film: Jasmin Vardimon Company’s dance adaptation, which debuts this month, is an altogether darker adventure inspired by Carlo Collodi’s 19th-century novel Contin…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:42PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Dutch courage: Toneelgroep Amsterdam's Kings of War – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Shakespeare’s Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III are recast as modern political leaders in Kings of War by the celebrated theatre company Toneelgroep Amsterdam. This bold and innovative fou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:52AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Dutch courage: Toneeelgroep Amsterdam's Kings of War – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

Shakespeare’s Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III are recast as modern political leaders in Kings of War by the celebrated theatre company Toneelgroep Amsterdam. This bold and innovative fou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM
Thursday, April 21, 2016

Bunny hops: behind the scenes with the BalletBoyz – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The all-male company are debuting a new show Life, full of reflections on mortality – with a few rabbits thrown in. Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton follows them from rehearsal to dre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:38AM
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Moves from the Mahabharata: Akram Khan's Until the Lions – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

With his new dance spectacular, Akram Khan has returned to the story of an unsung heroine from the Mahabharata. Take a closer look at the show, which has its world premiere at London’s Rou…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:12AM
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Skittles, balls and ballet: Gandini Juggling's jaw-dropping new show – in pictures by Tristram Kenton

The ever-innovative circus company Gandini Juggling have created a new show with classically trained dancers. Take a look at their rehearsals for Meta, which is staged as part of the 40th bi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:37AM

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