Tag Archives: shakespeare

As You Like It/Hamlet, Shakespeare’s Globe

Michelle Terry’s first season as Artistic Director of the Globe will be carefully scrutinised. Emma Rice’s contentious exit raised important questions about the venue’s purpose, its balancing of tradition and innovation, new and returning audiences, and about how we engage … Continue reading

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Red leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From meaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Macbeth, National Theatre

We begin and end with a grisly decapitation. And that’s rather the problem with this intermittently engaging Macbeth, which starts in the throes of some unspecified dystopian hellscape, and thus has nowhere to go. Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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Macbeth leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Birthday Party leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a major Pinter revival to Wilde, Schiller and some exciting transfers. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Hamilton leads December’s Top 10 new London shows

From a feverishly anticipated musical to sci-fi and Shakespeare. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Apologia leads August’s Top 10 new London shows

From a starry drama to musical revivals and family-friendly fun. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Mark Quartley

The actor talks motion capture in the RSC’s The Tempest. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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The Tempest, Barbican

It’s a brave new world for the RSC, collaborating with Intel and Andy Serkis’s Imaginarium Studios on a notably high-tech Tempest. But, for all the computer-generated trickery, it’s the human experience and rough magic of theatre that really impress in Gregory … Continue reading

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Grand Designs

Set designer Bunny Christie talks Curious Incident, People, Places & Things and Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy. Read my full Oryx magazine interview here

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