Whenever I think of a play at the Globe or the RSC I tend to visualise a traditional production. These two companies have excellent shows, this is for sure, but I always imagine these plays to stay very true to the source material. 600 more words
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No one is quite what they seem in this extravagant romp about deceptive Londoners on the make.
Sexy, saucy and downright dirty, Thomas Middleton’s comedy may date from 1605, but its Jacobean take on the seedy side of life translates perfectly to 1950s Soho, in Sean Foley’s RSC revival. 503 more words
It’s a mad world. Time Out are offering 2-for-1 tickets on top seats for A Mad World My Masters at the Barbican.
This lesser-known comedy by Shakespeare’s contemporary Thomas Middleton was a big success for The Royal Shakespeare Company in their 2013 season. 186 more words
Something didn’t quite sit right about A Mad World My Masters at the Hall for Cornwall. With English Touring Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company at the helm, there was a feeling that this would be a night to remember. 394 more words