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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

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

"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