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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

“We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.” 135 more words


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: "Life is a gamble, at terrible odds. If it were a bet you wouldn’t take it."

At the Old Vic until Saturday 29th April 2017

**** (4 stars)

As much as I love a moment of quiet contemplation, there is something awful to me about a forced focus on the inescapable factuality of one’s own mortality. 789 more words

Theatre Reviews

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Old Vic

Fifty years on, Tom Stoppard’s absurdist tragicomedy is back in the theatre where it had its professional premiere, and still just as dazzlingly virtuosic. If some of its gags, musings and metatheatrical tricks have since become overfamiliar through imitation, that’s surely testament to its enduring influence. 6 more words


Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

I originally saw Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead back in 2011, starring Jamie Parker who would later go on to play Harry Potter in the… 196 more words


THEATRE REVIEW: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead starring Daniel Radcliffe


WHERE: Old Vic

WHEN: 27/2, press night 7/3, runs to 29/4

We see author Sir Tom Stoppard in the audience for this second preview of a production marking the 50th anniversary since his play was first staged at the Old Vic. 343 more words


Movie Watch 2016: Shakespeare

Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Sorry Shakespeare lovers! Orson Welles’s film about Falstaff has moments of brilliance, including a suitably ambiguous portrayal of Prince Hal by Keith Baxter, but I found myself drifting in and out of consciousness with boredom. 172 more words

I am most dreadfully attended – HAMLET, II ii

The blog has been dormant for the last week or so because it turns out Guildenstern (and honestly the entirety of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead… 867 more words