Dido, Queen of Carthage Royal Shakespeare Company 2017
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Dido, Queen of Carthage

Christopher Marlowe’s first play, "Dido, Queen of Carthage" has been given a splendid and totally engaging production in Stratford. It completely vi...
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...
Doctor Faustus by the RSC 2016
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Doctor Faustus

There's a lot that's commendable about Maria Aberg's production of Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. It's a brave piece of work: heavily redact...
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Doctor Faustus

The new production of Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus by director Maria Aberg is possibly the most convincing interpretation of this play that ...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

The Jew of Malta

The RSC has done a clever thing this summer by producing both The Jew of Malta and the play that it most famously inspired by its success, The Merchan...
The Massacre at Paris
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The Massacre at Paris

This year is the 450 years since the birth of Christopher Marlowe and the Rose Bankside is the playhouse with which he is most closely associated. The...
Dr Faustus
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Dr Faustus

Two Christophers can currently be found at The Rose Bankside; Christopher Marlowe’s play about John Faustus, the doctor who desired to learn more th...
Edward II by Christopher Marlowe
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Edward II

This outlandish, rollicking production of Marlowe’s Edward II starts normally enough with Edward II (John Hefferman) sitting on a throne centre stag...