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Queen Anne, the remarkable elusive monarch

Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 19 November 2015 to 23 January 2016
Caught in yet another dramatic phase of Britain’s religiously warring royal history, harassed by a fate of 17 continuous miscarriages, Anne ascended to the throne as a rather unlikely contender. 518 more words

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Queen Anne

Helen Edmundson’s new play Queen Anne is about possibly one of the least-known and least-understood monarchs in British history. I knew her as the last of the Stuarts, who gave birth to seventeen children, none of whom survived to adulthood. 210 more words

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Love For Love (understudies) - December 2015

Experience: 8/10

By William Congreve

Directed by Theo Scholefield

Venue: Swan Theatre

Date: Tuesday 8th December 2015

The advantage of a production with such a loose, interactive style of performance is that the understudies’ run fits in perfectly. 2,209 more words

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Love For Love - December 2015

Experience: 8/10

By William Congreve

Directed by Selina Cadell

Venue: Swan Theatre

Date: Monday 7th December 2015

Nearly thirty years ago we saw a production of this play at the National, with an amazing cast which included Michael Bryant, Stephen Moore, Amanda Redman, Sara Kestleman and Sally Dexter amongst the leading actors. 6,145 more words

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Love For Love

William Congreve’s 1695 Restoration comedy Love For Love is given a joyous production in the RSC’s Swan Theatre. Directed by Selina Cadell, it begins with actors wandering around the auditorium greeting audience members, while on stage frantic efforts are being made to get the play underway. 52 more words

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A Professor on Stage

This last week, I was surfing the internet when I came across references to a play called Oppenheimer put on by the Royal Shakespeare Company in England. 397 more words

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movietheatregoer reblogged this on A Movie-TheatreGoer and commented:

This is a very lovely blog post on the late Rossi Lomanitz, with refer to the play "Oppenheimer".

Hecuba

Marina Carr’s new version of Hecuba, the Homeric tale first dramatised by Euripides, is playing at Stratford’s Swan Theatre, a powerful, stripped-back production of the story set after the bloody end of the Trojan wars. 221 more words

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