Recent Reviews

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Our Country’s Good

Anchored by the full force of the National’s staging abilities, Our Country’s Good transports us to 1787, early in ...
Madama Butterfly Arcola Theatre Photo Robert Workman
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Madama Butterfly

Burbach’s new production of Madama Butterfly draws on traditional Japanese ghost stories to ‘radically reframe’ th...
Austentatious edfringe
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


Multiple character roles, lighting quick costume changes and a flair for improvising early 19th century dialogue compris...
How to be fat edfringe
3.0★ ★ ★

How to be Fat

What a touching piece Mathilda Gregory’s reflections on being a fat woman is. Being fat or other people’s fatness is...

Recent Interviews


Regional Reviews

Macbeth Gdansk Shakespeare Fest
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


In this stripped-back, deeply psychological production of Macbeth, the stage is dark and hung with criss-crossing trapez...
King Lear Gdansk 03
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

King Lear

Jan Klata’s adaptation of King Lear is a memorable one. The director transports Shakespeare’s drama to the Vatican, ...
The Tempest - Gdansk Shakespeare Fest
3.0★ ★ ★

The Tempest

Krzysztof Garbaczewski’s adaptation of The Tempest is daring: it questions what is the best way to perform Shakespeare...

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