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The Tempest RSC 2016 review

 THE TEMPEST (LINKED) has been in preparation for two years, Royal Shakespeare Company,  in collaboration with Intel so that Ariel can move on stage and also create a live-motion hologram. 10 more words

Gregory Doran

Something's Wrong in the State of England

London theatre trip (6): William Shakespeare: King Lear, Royal Shakespeare Company / Barbican Centre, London (Director: Gregory Doran)

By Sascha Krieger

What contrast: when the audience enters, the stage is filled with cowering beggars, wrapped in ragged, greying blankets. 653 more words


Review: King Lear, RSC 2016

by Katherine.

Something I have never been afraid of professing is that King Lear is possibly – if not certainly – Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy. It was with enormous excitement, therefore, that I read that Gregory Doran was directing Anthony Sher in  886 more words

Hamlet ... Tennant goes deep

When I went: December 2008

Music Owl Hoot rating: 4/5

Location: Novello Theatre, London

Performers: David Tennant (Hamlet), Patrick Stewart (Claudius / Ghost), Penny Downie (Gertrude), Edward Benet (Laertes), Mariah Gale (Ophelia) 233 more words


Crowning Achievement in Shakespeare's Great Cycle of Kings

Electrifying! Captivating! Absorbing! Yes, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) performance of the Henriad (Richard II, Henry IV Part One and Henry IV Part two, 1,513 more words

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A Birthday Blog for the Bard

As the world marks the death of William Shakespeare, 400 years on, there have been many celebrations of his work across the globe. Today I want to share some of them – the ones that have particularly resonated with me.   441 more words