Read the Reviews for London's All About Eve, Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James | Playbill

The Verdict Read the Reviews for London's All About Eve, Starring Gillian Anderson and Lily James Ivo van Hove's stage adaptation of the Hollywood classic opened in the West End February 12.
Julian Ovenden and Gillian Anderson Jan Versweyveld

The new stage adaptation of All About Eve opened at London's Noël Coward Theatre February 12. Tony winner Ivo van Hove (currently represented on Broadway with Network and with a revival of West Side Story on the way) directs the West End production, starring Gillian Anderson as Margo Channing and Lily James as the title Eve Harrington.

The cast also includes Julian Ovenden, Monica Dolan, Ian Drysdale, Tsion Habte, Jessie Mei Li, Sheila Reid, Rhashan Stone, Stanley Townsend, and Philip Voyzey.

Lily James Jan Versweyveld

Read what critics thought of the production in the reviews below.

The Daily Mail (Quentin Letts)

Gay Times (Chris Selman)

The Guardian (Michael Billington)

The Hollywood Reporter (Demetrios Matheou)

The Independent (Paul Taylor)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

The Stage (Natasha Tripney)

The Evening Standard (Henry Hitchings)

The Telegraph (Dominic Cavendish)

The Times (Dominic Maxwell)

As previously reported, the staging will be broadcast live in movie theatres around the world April 11 through National Theatre Live.

Van Hove's staging features designs by many of his frequent collaborators: sets and lighting design by Jan Versweyveld, costumes by An D'Huys, sound design by Tom Gibbons, and music by PJ Harvey. Casting is by Julia Horan, CDG.

Production Photos: All About Eve in the West End

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