A dolls’ house without dolls

A visit to an extraordinary dolls’ house this week suggested some of the differences between dolls’ houses and working models for theatre. Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House is a spectacular dolls’ house, designed by Edwin Lutyens, and built between 1921 and 1924. It is at 1:12 scale, with murals by William Nicholson and Edmund Dulac, fully… Continue reading A dolls’ house without dolls

‘Taking the Space’ – Phyllida Lloyd

This year's Jocelyn Herbert lecture will be given by director Phyllida Lloyd, whose work includes Mary Stuart, Mamma Mia! and the recent all-female Shakespeare Trilogy for the Donmar Warehouse. In  'Taking the Space', she reflects on the impact of design on her productions for theatre, opera and film. Fri 3 Nov, 6pm Running Time: 45… Continue reading ‘Taking the Space’ – Phyllida Lloyd