Tagged: Royal Shakespeare Company

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King 0

Antony Sher – Year Of The Mad King

Antony Sher’s diaries, charting his exploration of some of Shakespeare’s most iconic roles, could easily be marketed as essential ‘how to’ guides for young actors , his honesty and anxiety must be reassuring for performers...

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...

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...

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....

The Tempest @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre 0

The Tempest @ The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

There’s no better way to kick the post-Christmas blues than an early January trip to the theatre, so this year we decided to go an extra step and head to Stratford upon Avon for a...

Cheap Seats’ Shows of 2016 0

Cheap Seats’ Shows of 2016

2016 is nearly over and while we’re looking excited to see what 2017 holds it would be remiss of us not to reflect on the shows that have entertained us this year!

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...