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The Rover

Playing alongside The Two Noble Kinsmen in the Swan Theatre this season is The Rover: both plays formed part of the Swan’s opening season back in 1986, and have been chosen to be produced once again this year. 366 more words


The Two Noble Kinsmen

2016 marks the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, of course, but it also marks 30 years since the opening of the Swan Theatre at the RSC in Stratford. 388 more words


Review of RSC's "The Two Noble Kinsmen"

I went to see “The Two Noble Kinsmen” by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher last night with a friend who is a theatre enthusiast like me and just like me is very much deprived of its pleasures due to…life. 595 more words

Royal Shakespeare Company: After Dark Tour

The RSC offer many different tours of their buildings, and last time I was in Stratford I took the opportunity to take their After Dark Tour… 179 more words


The Alchemist

I was excited when I heard Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist was going to be performed by the RSC. This sort of thing is what the RSC does best, after Shakespeare of course, and the intimate Swan theatre is the perfect setting. 96 more words


"Now we have the medicine."

The Alchemist, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1st August 2016.

This fast-paced comedy has all the hallmarks of modern farce, with quick costume changes and characters racing in and out of different doors, ever-in-danger of the fraudsters’ tricks unravelling.   322 more words