Review: Macbeth, Temple Church

Something wicked this way comes…to London’s Temple Church to be precise. Antic Disposition, renowned for producing innovative interpretations of classic stories, returns to this iconic venue following the success of previous productions of Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and Richard III. This time it’s the turn of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Macbeth, a dark... Continue Reading →

Review: Twelfth Night, Rose Playhouse

There have been some high-profile revivals of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night in recent years, what with the National’s 2017 production starring Tamsin Greig, and more recently the Young Vic’s musical adaptation. But OVO Theatre’s current revival, which commemorates the 30th anniversary of the discovery of the Rose Playhouse, is a Twelfth Night with a delightfully modern... Continue Reading →

Review: Romeo and Juliet, Barbican Centre

Romeo and Juliet arrives at the Barbican as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s London residency. Directed by Erica Whyman, Shakespeare’s classic story of love and rivalry is given a contemporary makeover that results in an energetic and urgent adaptation. Although written over four centuries ago, this production feels chillingly relevant, with members of rival... Continue Reading →

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