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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

"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

"Now, Faustus, what will you do now?"

Doctor Faustus, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 27th July 2016.

The inner workings of Maria Ahlberg’s mind must be a dark and twisted place to dwell.  As with  515 more words

Doctor Faustus

I must confess I wasn’t overly thrilled when it was announced that Maria Aberg would be directing the RSC’s forthcoming production of Doctor Faustus. I really wasn’t keen on her version of… 405 more words



D16 Call Monday 11th July

Well that was something else, it really was. If I’m being honest I think that after appearing at the Barbican earlier this year I may have been a little blasé about our dates at Stratford. 1,053 more words

A Play For The Nation

Royal Shakespeare Company: Backstage Tour

I don’t suppose anyone who reads this blog is in any doubt that I love Shakespeare, and one of my favourite things in the world to to is take a trip to Stratford upon Avon and see some plays. 1,478 more words