Monthly Archive: May 2017

Antony & Cleopatra @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 0

Antony & Cleopatra @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

After the heated political tension of Julius Caesar, the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season continues with a foray into Egypt for Antony & Cleopatra. The mood here is, initially at least, much lighter than the...

Julius Caesar @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 0

Julius Caesar @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

It’s an accepted cliché that, whatever the prevailing political mood there is a Shakespeare play that adequately reflects, comments on or holds a mirror up to it. Like all the best clichés it has become...

Blondel is Back! 0

Blondel is Back!

A brand new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel (long a guilty pleasure of those of us here in the Cheap Seats), which follows the trials and triumphs of an ambitious minstrel in King Richard the Lionheart’s...