Tagged: Barbican Centre

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...

King Lear @ The Barbican Centre 0

King Lear @ The Barbican Centre

For many actors Lear is the ultimate role, hence the proliferation of productions that appear every year. In 2016 alone we’ve had Timothy West, Don Warrington and Michael Pennington all pop up in the role...

The Alchemist @ The Barbican Centre 0

The Alchemist @ The Barbican Centre

After two nights of pretty intense action from the Royal Shakespeare Company I was glad to be seeing something a little lighter on my return visit to the Barbican Centre (we were in Stratford-Upon-Avon on...

Doctor Faustus @ The Barbican Centre 0

Doctor Faustus @ The Barbican Centre

It’s a rare feeling to sit in the audience for a play and feel you truly don’t know what to expect – in the age of social media it’s impossible not to have a good...

WATCH: The RSC present their trailer for Cymbeline 0

WATCH: The RSC present their trailer for Cymbeline

I was lucky enough to see the Royal Shakespeare Company‘s production of Cymbeline in Stratford back in May and, for a play that has always seemed troublesome, it made for incredibly engaging viewing in large part...

RSC To Transfer 6 Plays To London In 2016 0

RSC To Transfer 6 Plays To London In 2016

Following the four Shakespeare history plays, King & Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle of Kings, which kicked off 2016 at the Barbican Theatre, the touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation...

Our Favourite Shows Of 2015 0

Our Favourite Shows Of 2015

It’s that time of year again, when critics, theatre writers and bloggers all put together their lists of the shows that have most impressed them this year, so after a great deal of thought here...

Henry V @ The Barbican Centre 0

Henry V @ The Barbican Centre

Shakespeare has loomed large over London’s theatre scene in 2015, from the fevered anticipation to Benedict Cumberbatch’s performances in (the underwhelming) Hamlet to Kenneth Branagh forming his own company and presenting a series of plays...

RSC Shares Update on Productions at The Barbican Centre 0

RSC Shares Update on Productions at The Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) returns to the Barbican in November with Henry V, followed by a major theatrical event in January 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death – with performances of...