2.0★ ★

Tamburlaine

This rare staging of Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine by a British East Asian company, Yellow Earth (formed in 1995) is rather disappointing becaus...
Roman Tragedies by Toneelgroep Amsterdam, Barbican Centre. Photo Jan Versweyveld
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Roman Tragedies

Ivo van Hove’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra is a total theatre experience. The Flemish director ...
Hamlet Almeida Theatre. Photo Manuel Harlan
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Hamlet

Robert Icke’s Hamlet at Almeida Theatre is a resounding success. This is not because of the media hype associated with Andrew Scott’s turn as Mori...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Richard III

Thomas Ostermeier blatantly revealed in a 2015 interview with Joseph Pearson that with his adaptation of Richard III he wanted to celebrate evil on st...
3.0★ ★ ★

King Lear

King Lear is perhaps the darkest tragedy written by Shakespeare. Its power lies in great emotions it stirs in audiences of all generations. The best s...
3.0★ ★ ★

The Wars of the Roses

The War of the Roses trilogy, a reboot of the highly acclaimed 1963 RSC adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI parts 1-3 and Richard III by Jo...
The Winter’s Tale
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The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale adapted and directed by Ross McGregor at The Lion and Unicorn Theatre as part of their Shakespeare Sessions is an accomplished an...
Golem
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Golem

1927’s Golem may be one of the most brilliant theatre productions of this century. It is an accomplishment of epic proportions as they effortlessly ...
3.0★ ★ ★

Grimm Tales

The stage adaptation of Philip Pullman’s version of the famousGrimm Tales has been invented as a lovely family entertainment perfect for Christmas a...