Hedda Tesman

30th Aug 2019 - 19th Oct 2019

Book Tickets

Seagull Branding




by Matt Trueman

'an extraordinary take on Chekhov’s play'

Sunday Times


by Jane Edwardes

'John Donnelly’s crisp, dynamic new version of The Seagull flies from the start'

The Times


by Dominic Maxwell

'Headlong theatre company’s short, sharp reinvention blows away the cobwebs so thoroughly that Chekhov’s classic offers the shock of the new once again.'

Independent on Sunday


by Kate Bassett

'Blanche McIntyre's staging hits home with startlingly immediacy and superb acting.'

What's On Stage


by Michael Coveney

'an outstanding production'

The Scotsman


by Joyce McMillan

'brilliant, tense and completely gripping'

The Guardian


by Lyn Gardner

'John Donnelly's startlingly modern version of Chekhov's masterpiece'

Financial Times


by Ian Shuttleworth

'McIntyre’s production for once lives up to the cliché about making a classic seem new – it is not simply dressed in this season’s threads.'



by Natasha Tripney

'makes you look at the play afresh'

What's On Stage


by David Jobson

'a captivating production'

The Observer

by Susannah Clapp

'Blanche McIntyre's staging of The Seagull  is up there with the best.'

The Stage

by Natasha Tripney

'an adaptation that does that rare thing - succeeding in making you look at a familiar play afresh.'

The Guardian

by Lyn Gardner

Lyn Gardner on this week's new theatre, including The Seagull.

The Guardian

by Michael Billington and Lyn Gardner

The Seagull is one of Michael Billington and Lyn Gardner's top theatre picks for the Spring 2013.

The Independent

by Alice Jones

Alice Jones talks to director Blanche McIntyre, theatre's most promising newcomer.