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Cheap Seats’ Performances of 2016

DB5S04032016 is nearly over and, despite not getting to see nearly as much theatre as we’d like, we’ve seen lots of performances that we will long remember. We couldn’t list all the people who have really impressed us over the past year but the folks below brought their characters to life with performances that made us laugh, cry and kept us thinking long after we left the theatre! Continue reading

King Lear @ The Barbican Centre

Photo by Ellie Kurttz (c) RSC

Photo by Ellie Kurttz (c) RSC

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 and Glenda Jackson is currently giving us a female perspective over at the Old Vic. RSC stalwart Antony Sher’s take on the role has been something we’ve been waiting a few years for… so how does he do? Continue reading

WATCH: RSC’s Hamlet Trailer

tumblr_inline_o4gg1pZ3nK1rgiv1h_500Check out the trailer for the latest from the Royal Shakespeare Company by reading on below… Continue reading

The RSC Announce Spring Summer 2016 Season

tumblr_inline_nuaskybXlO1rgiv1h_500Very exciting news this morning as the Royal Shakespeare Company announce their spring/summer season for 2016. A special year as it marks the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare himself! Read on below for full details. Continue reading