The bloodthirsty story of the last Yorkist King is stylish and delicious, and tragic in all the guilty ways.
The Globe is back and kicking with Terry at its helm. It’s rather insane, but infinitely lovable: what Shakespeare does best.Read more "Globe Theatre 2018 As You Like It & Hamlet – Review"
What Graham does beautifully is craft a play to appease a liberal theatre-going Britain whilst being quite alarmingly a-political.Read more "This House 2018 Tour – Review"
Focusing on Webster’s fiercely defiant, witty, beautiful and magnetic Duchess, Maria Aberg’s new production is fresh, feminist, and female.Read more "RSC 2018 The Duchess of Malfi – Review"
In Shakespeare’s England, Twelfth Night was the time of greatest celebration.
The play mirrors this. Drunkenness, merriment, riot; but then the bitter silence that comes after the party.
Saturated, practically oozing, the RSC have indulged themselves in more coagulate gore, spurting blood vessels and dripping blood-soaked cloths than you can shake a stick at, but it is still blisteringly current.Read more "RSC 2017 Titus Andronicus – Review"
Sexual ambiguity, gender fluidity, pop music, glitter, blood, and Oscar Wilde. Yes please.Read more "RSC 2017 Salomé – Review"