Tags Period drama

Tag: period drama

Fresh old stuff that hurts in the right places

New period drama forces us to rethink what we want from history.

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Yii-Jen Deng reviews 'The Importance of Being Earnest' at Teddy Hall.

Sex and Sensibility: Are ‘Spiced Up’ Adaptations really that progressive?

Pulses were sent racing in 1995 when Andrew Davies’ television adaptation of Pride and Prejudice saw Mr. Darcy, played by a fresh-faced Colin Firth, emerge sopping wet from a lake in a translucent white shirt that barely clung to his torso.

The Lady’s Mad Review – ‘a triumph’

Paul Nash is captivated by Thistledown Theatre's production of Rebekah King's new play.

Review: Love and Friendship – both modernised and faithful

Stillman’s adaptation successfully captures Austin and puts others to shame, writes Zach Leather