Tagged: Angus Jackson

Coriolanus @ The Barbican Centre 0

Coriolanus @ The Barbican Centre

Angus Jackson bookends the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome season, his traditional dress Julius Caesar having opened it he now caps it off with a modern set Coriolanus. If the latter is the least well known...

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...

RSC Announce Winter 2017 Season and More! 0

RSC Announce Winter 2017 Season and More!

We’ve often said that when the Royal Shakespeare Company announce a new season it’s like we get an extra Christmas and their latest news is particularly exciting with a new adaptation of a Christmas classic, a West...

Cheap Seats chat with Alex Waldmann 0

Cheap Seats chat with Alex Waldmann

It probably won’t come as a surprise to any regular reader that I always get excited about the new Royal Shakespeare Company season and I’ve been particularly looking forward to them attacking Shakespeare’s Roman plays....

RSC Announce 2017 Spring-Summer Season 0

RSC Announce 2017 Spring-Summer Season

It’s just our luck… we go away for a few days break in Stratford-upon-Avon to check out theRoyal Shakespeare Company‘s King Lear and they go and announce their 2017 season. Well, it’s a good one so...

King Lear @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

King Lear @ Chichester Festival Theatre

It’s among the most rampant of theatrical clichés that every actor aspires to one day play Lear. Everyone it would seem, except Frank Langella who is quoted as saying “I’ve never waited to play any part. Things...

Neville’s Island @ The Theatre In The Park, Chichester 0

Neville’s Island @ The Theatre In The Park, Chichester

The sun, in my experience at least, always shines on Chichester. This is my third trip this year to the Festival Theatre and each time the weather has been kind. As we stroll toward the...

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 1 – Theatre In The Park 0

COMING SOON Chichester Festival Theatre 2013 Season part 1 – Theatre In The Park

I’ve always felt that I’m lucky to have been born and raised in Portsmouth (and you won’t often hear people say that), not just because of the wealth of great theatre, both professional and ‘amateur’...