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Theatre Review: 'The Winter's Tale' (Cheek by Jowl, Barbican)

Director: Declan Donnellan

Grade: A-

The Winter’s Tale (WT henceforth) has been having a bit of a quiet moment in the past five years. It isn’t one of Shakespeare’s more popular works, and a fair few critics class it as one of his ‘problem plays’. 819 more words


Interview With... Declan Donnellan

The co-founder and joint Artistic Director of Cheek by Jowl talks about Cheek By Jowl’s production of The Winter’s Tale, which arrives at the Barbican in April following an international tour.  1,233 more words

The Winter's Tale - Cheek by Jowl review

The extended tour of Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale (LINKED) at the Bath Theatre Royal. A striking and memorable production in modern dress, full of physical activity. 15 more words

Declan Donnellan

Cheek by Jowl – The Winter's Tale

In Cheek by Jowl’s production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Declan Donnellan, the operation of time is given thematic pride of place. In fact, Time herself (Grace Andrews) frames the action of the story. 918 more words

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Cheek by Jowl – The Winter's Tale

I saw the Cheek by Jowl production of The Winter’s Tale on December 20, the longest night of the year, and it haunted me well into the dark hours of the early morning. 1,125 more words

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Review: Measure for Measure – Lyceum, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Friday August 18 2016

Two Stars

Of all Shakespeare’s problem plays, Measure for Measure is the one that leaves the sourest taste in the mouth. 377 more words

Theatre Reviews

Shakespeare in Love ... not enough force in the farce

When I went: 16 March 2015

Music Owl Hoot rating: 2/5

Location: Noel Coward Theatre, London

Performers: Eve Ponsonby (Viola de Lesseps), Orlando James (William Shakespeare), Edward Franklin (Christopher ‘Kit’ Marlowe), Neal Barry (Philip Henslowe), Nicholas Asbury (Lord Wessex) 155 more words