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The Jew of Malta – antisemitic or a satire on antisemitism?

Christopher Marlowe’s controversial career was abruptly curtailed when he was stabbed to death at the age of 29. His reputation as the greatest of the pre-Shakespearean dramatists rests on just seven plays written in the late 1580s and early 1590s. 52 more words

Tis Pity She's a Whore.

I am happy to announce that I will be stepping in as Hippolita in a performance of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Who’re’ by John Ford at the swan theatre in Stratford Upon Avon. 45 more words


Oppenheimer - RSC - Swan Theatre, Stratford

Well, what a good play this is. Tim Morton-Smith has written a really meaty piece about the team that invented the bomb, and in particular it’s leader Robert Oppenheimer. 328 more words


The Shoemaker's Holiday

The Shoemaker’s Holiday by Thomas Dekker is currently being revived at the Swan Theatre in Stratford upon Avon. Directed by Philip Breen, the RSC production is thankfully in contemporary dress (there have been rather too many modern-dress productions in the Swan that didn’t quite work) and is a solid afternoon’s entertainment. 196 more words


The Shoemakers Holiday: Hmm, interesting

As you are aware, I do rather like sampling Shakespeare. The opportunity arose for me to pootle to the RSC and have a gander into the Swan theatre. 339 more words

Sampling Shakespeare

The White Devil at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon

I hadn’t thought about Webster’s bloody renaissance revenge drama (quite a list!) The White Devil since I finished my tutorial on Revenge Tragedy at university. I decided I hated all the Revenge plays, because they clearly didn’t have the mastery of Shakespeare and were interested only in creating a major blood bath. 287 more words


Trip to see Pantomime 'Beauty and The Beast' at The Swan Theatre

Beauty and the Beast

The Monday Night Club is going to the Pantomime!

On Monday 29th December 2014 at 6pm.

We will meet inside the foyer of The Swan Theatre at 5.30pm.  163 more words

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