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Imperium: The Cicero Plays

The RSC has done a remarkable job of turning Robert Harris’s Cicero Trilogy into a stage work. By summarizing the action of Volume I, which deals with...
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...
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 vind...
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Venus and Adonis

I think it should be reported that the RSC has revived Gregory Doran and Steve Tiplady’s conceptually brilliant rendering for the stage of Shakespeare...
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Vice Versa

Vice Versa is a lot of fun, a romp of a production, and I can see, intellectually, how it is a considered pastiche of old Roman Comedy and why it is s...
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...
Salome production photos_ June 2017_2017_Photo by Isaac James _c_ RSC_220922
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Salome

There was much publicity before the opening of this play about the fact that in this production of Wilde’s erotic jewel of a play by director Owen Hor...
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...