A Christmas Carol Royal Shakespeare Company
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A Christmas Carol

David Edgar, who adapted Dickens’s novel Nicholas Nickleby into an 8-hour epic nearly forty years ago, has managed to adapt A Christmas Carol into a m...
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Twelfth Night

The new RSC production of Twelfth Night is visually stunning and musically opulent. This, the play by Shakespeare that has most reference to music and...
Coriolanus Royal Shakespeare Theatre
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Coriolanus

Completing its season presenting the four major Roman plays of Shakespeare, this is a Coriolanus that is both emotionally engaging and thought provoki...
Titus Andronicus Royal Shakespeare Society. Photo Helen Maybanks
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Titus Andronicus

The RSC has another solid success on its hands with this intelligent, energetic production of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. For centuries this has b...
Julius Caesar 2017 RSC Photo Helen Maybanks ©RSC
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Julius Caesar/Antony and Cleopatra

I saw the RSC productions of Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra back to back, matinee and evening, last week. I recommend the experience. Essentia...
Antony and Cleopatra by Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford Upon Avon
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Antony and Cleopatra

The RSC’s Rome season, which kicks off with Antony and Cleopatra and Julius Ceasar, pitches itself as a series of Shakespeare’s ‘most political and bl...
The Tempest by the Royal Shakespeare Company 2016. Photo Topher McGrillis © RSC
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The Tempest

There is a great deal of publicity about the use of contemporary technology that has been applied to make the new production of The Tempest at Stratfo...
King Lear by the Royal Shakespeare Company 2016
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King Lear

This is one of the most intelligent readings of King Lear that I have ever seen. For once, you do not go just for the towering performance of Lear or ...
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Hamlet

Unlike the recent Barbican production, Simon Godwin creates a Hamlet fit for the 21st Century. The transformation of Shakespeare’s revenge tragedy to ...
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Hamlet

This is an intelligent, energetic and original Hamlet that should have even the most jaded student of the play reconsidering it afresh. At the centre ...