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"The Roaring Girl" at the Swan Theatre

This production was the most pleasant surprise of the trip up till now. I went in, next expecting in any way what I got to experience — and I loved that.  295 more words

"Now here's a mess of friends"

The Roaring Girl, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 23rd July 2014.

On the whole, the RSC website is pretty good and relatively easy to navigate.  Perhaps the decision to include the most recent tweets is a flaw however – three appeared in the feed on the  460 more words

"Now I will be convinced or purge myself"

Arden of Faversham, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 21st July 2014.

The Swan is a truly beautiful space.  It perhaps lacks the hubbub of the RST, but you walk in and are immediately encased in cosy wooden balconies and a sense of history.   421 more words

The Rape of Lucrece

Camille O’Sullivan performed Shakespeare’s long poem The Rape of Lucrece in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. Originally published in 1594, the work, which tells of a young married woman raped by the son of a Roman king, is rarely performed, but O’Sullivan gave an outstanding performance. 68 more words