Eyam should tell a story of unity, but bogged down in a running time of 3 hours, baffling excuses for comedy, and misguided writing, Eyam doesn’t work – despite glimmers of beauty.
Where a lesser production may choose to make Tamburlaine’s story savage, masculine, coarse, Boyd’s production shows us Godliness at its most violent.Read more "Tamburlaine, RSC 2018 – Review"
The meeting of Patricia Highsmith and this young stranger seems to dance around the violent, skirt around disaster.Read more "Switzerland, Theatre Royal Bath 2018 – Review"
The Macbeths are gritty, sexy and steely, but one is left with the feeling that star casting fails to dazzle.Read more "Macbeth, RSC 2018 – Review"
The bloodthirsty story of the last Yorkist King is stylish and delicious, and tragic in all the guiltiest ways.Read more "Richard III, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre 2018 – Review"
The Globe is back and kicking with Terry at its helm. It’s rather insane, but infinitely lovable: what Shakespeare does best.Read more "As You Like It & Hamlet, Globe Theatre 2018 – 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, Tour 2018 – Review"