All About Eve

All About Eve

3.7 (38) · Modern

A razor-sharp, unsettling exposé of the eternal obsession at the heart of show-business.


All About Eve is based on the short story "The Wisdom of Eve," by Mary Orr. The film, made in 1950, was written and directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and starred Bette Davis, who portrayed the character of Margo Channing, a prominent yet aging Broadway star

Critic reviews

An acting masterclass from Gillian Anderson

· Financial Times

Multimedia staging knocks the wit out of this melodrama

· The Times

Gillian Anderson gives an incredible turn as Broadway actress Margo Channing, opposite Lily James’s young rival Eve

· Time Out

Gillian Anderson impresses in a glossy but mechanical staging of the classic Hollywood film

· The Stage

Gillian Anderson is arresting in emphatically successful update of classic film

· The Independent

Gillian Anderson makes a cool, contained Margo Channing

· Evening Standard

Gillian Anderson and Lily James star in Ivo van Hove's adaptation of Joseph L Mankiewicz's film

· WhatsOnStage

Lily James lacks peculiarity in uninspired screen-to-stage affair

· The Telegraph

Gillian Anderson and Lily James give fine performances but this version of the 1950 film might be a little too clever for its own good

· The Guardian


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Sat 2 Feb - Sat 11 May, 2.30pm & 7.30pm


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