Arnold Wesker’s plays at the Royal Court have included The Wesker Trilogy (Chicken Soup with Barley, Roots and I’m Talking About Jerusalem), The Kitchen, Chips with Everything, Their Very Own and Golden City and The Old Ones. More recently his plays have included Longitude at Greenwich Theatre, Denial at Bristol Old Vic and Break My Heart at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. His recent books include Wesker on Theatre, Wesker’s Monologues, Wesker’s Love Plays, Wesker’s Political Plays, Wesker’s Social Plays (all published by Oberon books).
Previous Royal Court Productions
Arnold Wesker elsewhere on Royal Court
by Christopher Hampton and The Kitchen by Arnold Wesker are now staples of the British stage.
The Young People’s Theatre was set up in 1966 t…
Skull by Ron Hutchinson; The Kitchen by Arnold Wesker; Search and Destroy by Howard Korder; The Editing Process by Meredith Oakes; Body Talk (devised…
Shakespeare; Their Very Own and Golden City by Arnold Wesker; The Performing Giant by Keith Johnstone (co-directed with Keith Johnstone); A Chaste Ma…
directs Samantha Spiro in new revival of Arnold Wesker’s landmark play Chicken Soup with Barley in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
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the Royal Court as an actor, appearing in Arnold Wesker’s The Kitchen, which opened just before Sergeant Musgrave’s Dance in 1959 and went on to …
production of Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker and directed by Artistic Director Dominic Cooke is nominated for Best Play Revival and Samant…
Chicken Soup with Barley
By Arnold Wesker
Directed by Dominic Cooke
2 June – 9 July 2011
Jerwood Theatre Downstairs
Press Night, Tu…
This summer’s production of Arnold Wesker’s Chicken Soup with Barley receives nominations for Best Actress (Samantha Spiro) and …
previews for Chicken Soup with Barley by Arnold Wesker, but what a journey we have undergone.
One of the most informative days for the entire comp…
London’s East End to explore the streets where Arnold Wesker was brought up, inspring him to write Chicken Soup with Barley.
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