Tag Archives: shakespeare

James McArdle: ‘Boris Johnson missed the point of Macbeth’

The actor chats the Scottish play and the BBC’s Life After Life. Read my full The i Paper interview here

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A guide to Shakespeare’s Globe

From its history and past productions to its current exciting season. Read my full London Theatre article here

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The Merchant of Venice, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

This attempt to rework and reclaim Shakespeare’s most problematic play falls flat. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Seek justice at the theatre

The best courtroom dramas and crime thrillers in London. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Hamlet, Young Vic

Like many shows, this Hamlet was long delayed by the pandemic. But Cush Jumbo, now a US TV star thanks to The Good Wife and The Good Fight, gives such a commanding lead performance – crystal clear in intention and riveting delivery – that it … Continue reading

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Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s Globe

If music be the food of love, there’s a veritable feast at Sean Holmes’s rollicking medley of a production. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Our favourite outdoor theatre memories

This summer, we’re sadly not going to be seeing all the outdoor theatre that we’ve loved in past years – whether at venues like Regent’s Park and Shakespeare’s Globe or dedicated festivals and other open-air arts gatherings. So, until we … Continue reading

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The Visit leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From a new Tony Kushner adaptation to an epic musical and Shakespeare sitcom. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld’s Best Shows of the Decade

As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we’d look back at all the incredible theatre of the past decade. What’s been your highlight? Here, BroadwayWorld reviewers share some of theirs! Read the full BroadwayWorld article here

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& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre

Have you ever dreamed of seeing Juliet wrest control of her destiny from William Shakespeare, aided by a liberated Anne Hathaway, all while belting out stone-cold Nineties and Noughties pop bangers? Well, you’re in luck! This jukebox musical take on the … Continue reading

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