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‘Family’ Theatre: Patronising or Inspirational?

As someone with a fair few younger siblings I can safely say that I have a pretty wide experience of family-oriented performances....

Review: Bridge Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Set in the mystical woodlands surrounding Athens, with its cocktail of magic, love triangles, and donkey-human hybrids, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream...

Coriolanus: Review

Coriolanus is set in the early stages of the Roman republic, in the midst of plebeian revolts for grain. Caius Marcius (Tom...

Love and doubt: ‘Looking back’ at Orpheus and Eurydice retellings

Just as Helen possessed the face that launched a thousand ships, Orpheus, the legendary musician and poet, charmed a thousand hearts with...

‘All the world’s a stage’: Culture in translation

With Shakespeare’s birth and death date happening on the 23rd of April, I’ve been thinking about what a great man he was....

What Light Through Yonder Theatre Breaks?

This week, we saw the death of theatre director Terry Hands, acclaimed for his founding of the Everyman in Liverpool among various other theatrical,...

Review: Measure for Measure

In Measure for Measure, one of Shakespeare’s problem plays, Vienna is depicted as a city of vice and perdition, such that the...

Review: Macbeth

Leone Van den Schrieck reviews Collarbone Productions' 'Macbeth' at the BT.

Review: Hamlet

Cosmic Arts' present a deeply human production of 'Hamlet' at the Keble O'Reilly.

Do actions speak louder than words?

Daniya Jawwad explores how certain classic plays prioritise physicality.