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Venus and Adonis

To mark 2,000 years since Ovid’s death (a classical poet particularly favoured by William Shakespeare), the RSC is currently running a ‘Rome’ season – as part of this, Gregory Doran’s puppet version of… 655 more words

Vice Versa - Royal Shakespeare Company

As part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome Season, a bit of comic respite from the Shakespeare catalogue plays in the Swan Theatre. This world premiere production is lovingly ripped off from the plays of Plautus by writer Phil Porter. 781 more words


When you think “British playwright,” or even just “playwright” who first comes to mind? If we were to conduct a survey family-feud style, undoubtably “Shakesepeare” would be one of the most popular answers. 223 more words


Snow in Midsummer

The RSC is offering something a little different this season: an adaptation of an ancient Chinese classic (Guan Hanqing’s 13th-century The Injustice Done to Dou E… 276 more words


A magical visit to the RSC to see Snow in Midsummer at the Swan Theatre ❤

Each visit to the RSC is magical. It is so unique in the location, the building, the staff and the mix of people from all ages and backgrounds. 528 more words


The Two Noble Kinsmen - Swan Theatre

The Two Noble Kinsmen is Shakespeare’s last play, which he is believed to have co-written with John Fletcher. Two friends, Palamon and Arcite, are put in prison, and they both fall in love with Emilia who is the sister in law of their captor, Theseus. 104 more words


Shakespeare in Wales this January

Happy New Year, everyone!

Now that the New Year’s Eve hangovers have mostly worn off and the Christmas diet of sweets and pudding is behind us, we can look forward to what 2017 has to offer. 494 more words

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