Bristol

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Roberto Devereux

The works of Donizetti are loved by some for the opportunities they provide for great singers to display their wares. In the bel canto world he dominated for a while, his arias for doomed heroines and forsaken ...
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Richard III

Served by a sumptuous cast and set, John Haidar’s production of Richard III brings an instant classic quality to Shakespeare’s blood-drenched conclusion to the War of the Roses. This production neatly reshap...
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Wise Children

After premiering in London to enthusiastic reviews, Emma Rice’s latest production Wise Children has just begun the first stretch of its UK tour, in which Bristol doubtless holds a central part. The play is the ...
3.0★ ★ ★

La Cenerentola

Welsh National Opera has taken two of their productions to the Hippodrome in Bristol, a brave venture given the limitations of the venue, the most serious of which is the lack of an orchestra pit. Despite the d...
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Twelfth Night

Asked to sum up Twelfth Night in three words, director Wils Wilson said “CHARATER CHARACTER CHARACTER”. This does not go unnoticed when watching her take on the 17th-century comedy, co-produced by the Bristol O...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Henry V

Often overlooked amongst Shakespeare’s works, this production brings attention to the rich play of Henry V. The dazzling cast produce a captivating performance of the history play than can be followed by both t...