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The Entertainer

Apparently Laurence Olivier, the first Archie Rice, only took an interest in playwright John Osborne, asking him to write a play for him, because Arthur Miller told him he was good – he was working with his wife Marilyn Monroe on a Terence Rattigan screenplay at the time! 441 more words


Kenneth Branagh's Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick

I was excited to see a Kenneth Branagh production at the Garrick Theatre, especially a Shakespearean classic like Romeo and Juliet. The grand circle bar is beautiful, with the balcony outside welcome respite in the warm, and very atmospheric. 687 more words

Theatre Reviews

Branagh’s Romeo & Juliet, my review – The View From Sari's World

Two households, both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. 51 more words


Romeo & Juliet - Branagh review

Review added of ROMEO & JULIET in the Kenneth Branagh Season, (LINKED)directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Richard Madden as Romeo, Lily James as Juliet, Meera Syal as The Nurse and (incredibly) Derek Jacobi as Mercutio. 16 more words

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The Winter’s Tale (Garrick Theatre) Review

Twas the day before Christmas and all through the Garrick Theatre people were getting very excited to see Dame Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh and… 498 more words


Our revels now are just beginning: The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company brings Harlequinade to the Garrick

Saturday 19th December 2015, matinée

Well, we didn’t plan it this way, but we seem to have got ourselves into an endless loop of backstage comedies, first with… 856 more words


The Winter's Tale (WE)

The Winter’s Tale is a play of two very different halves. The first half, dour and serious, filled with darkness, jealousy and vengeance, and then the second half, lighter and happier, complete with peasants, dancing and dénouement. 526 more words