Focusing on Webster’s fiercely defiant, witty, beautiful and magnetic Duchess, Maria Aberg’s new production is fresh, feminist, and female.
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"
Dunkirk’s humanity is riveting, ever-present, and heart-wrenching. It truly is a masterful piece of cinema.Read more "Dunkirk – Review"
Sexual ambiguity, gender fluidity, pop music, glitter, blood, and Oscar Wilde. Yes please.Read more "RSC 2017 Salomé – Review"
Romeo and Juliet is not just a gaudy, bawdy song-and-dance – but a lovesong for people who couldn’t live without each other.Read more "Globe Theatre 2017 Romeo And Juliet – Review"
The claim, “We’ll know better next time.” is the real tragedy – more so than Hamlet. Because they won’t. They never will. Shakespeare has doomed them.Read more "Old Vic 2017 Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead – Review"