Equus London Reviews and Tickets

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(3 Ratings)
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Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Clever, Epic

About the Show

Ned Bennett directs an electric revival of Peter Shaffer's award-winning psychodrama.

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39 Reviews | 1 Follower
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Entertaining, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want to see a riveting revival of the classic. Flawless physicality and direction

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26 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Profound, Dizzying, Great acting, Great writing

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19 Reviews | 1 Follower
95
Great acting, Epic, Edgy, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if An amazing production full of atmosphere, angst and twisted reality. Amazing acting which left me in awe at how subtle yet powerful it was.

Don't see it if Male nudity so if that would offend, don't go.

Critic Reviews (7)

The London Evening Standard
July 16th, 2019

Peter Shaffer’s 1973 play gets a potent, almost expressionist revival by director Ned Bennett, which is better than it deserves.
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Time Out London
July 16th, 2019

An exhilarating and disturbing production that always stays true to the thrust of Shaffer’s play...
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The Telegraph (UK)
July 15th, 2019

My over-riding feeling is that I’ve not seen a more richly achieved production at Trafalgar Studios since its conversion from the Whitehall in 2004. It’s perfect for that constricted main-stage, a boundless pleasure.
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The Times (UK)
July 16th, 2019

It’s a sweaty, sinewy, pulsing nightmare, a phantasmagoria of the dangers of repression and the potency of desire that grips and haunts the imagination.
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The Arts Desk
July 16th, 2019

Lean and hungry brilliance in Ned Bennett's production of Peter Shaffer.
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The Guardian (UK)
February 25th, 2019
For a previous production

Ned Bennett brilliantly directs the landmark 1973 play about a teenager who has blinded horses.
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The Stage (UK)
February 22nd, 2019
For a previous production

Bennett takes this carefully structured, well-written play and tries to make it fit with a visual aesthetic to which it’s not naturally suited – the effect is stark and striking, and really quite brilliant.
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