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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

Play Review

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


Richard II - Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Centre - review

Warning: this post contains many spoilers for the production, so if you’re planning to watch the production or the DVD, I would highly recommend doing that before reading this. 4,469 more words


Review: King and Country Cycle @ Barbican ****

Once more unto the…no, wait, I’ve already used that pun…

Basically, it’s the final part of my look at the Barbican’s King and Country Cycle and how I would rate it overall. 596 more words