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Henry V, 2015 the RSC at Stratford Upon Avon

Overall experience: 5/5

Performance: 4/5

Director: Gregory Doran
Date: October 2015
Location: The RSC, Startford-Upon-Avon

Having studied the Henriad for my finals papers in June, I was delighted to hear the RSC announce it’s production if Henry V earlier this year. 915 more words


Some nominations for Oppenheimer

I would be happier if Oppenheimer got more recognitions from the theatreland: time goes by and some important awards of season 2015-2016 seem to have forgotten how beautiful, entertaining and well performed this play was, giving preference to newest productions and, even more irritating, to more famous – not necessarily more deserving – actors! 283 more words



Last week, everyone in my semester program spent 3 days getting close to Shakespeare. We did have a short workshop I mentioned in my last post, but most of our time was spent being tourists, which included a lot of food :) 593 more words



The Chinese Bridge at Croome with zigzag shadows of the low midday sun. In the far distance, the swans are having a break from swanning around on the River. 32 more words

Queen Anne - January 2016

Experience: 8/10

By Helen Edmundson

Directed by Natalie Abrahami

Venue: Swan Theatre

Date: Wednesday 13th January 2016

We enjoyed seeing this again, and while the performance had certainly come on a bit since November, I felt that overall it was just as good as last time, although Steve would have rated it at 9/10. 598 more words


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


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