Tagged: Royal Shakespeare Company

Love’s Labours Lost/Much Ado About Nothing @ Chichester Festival Theatre 0

Love’s Labours Lost/Much Ado About Nothing @ Chichester Festival Theatre

There’s something special about seeing a Shakespeare play for the first time – so the chance to see two, on the same day and in linked productions couldn’t be missed. A couple of years ago...

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...

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...

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...

DVD REVIEW: RSC’s King and Country Box Set 0

DVD REVIEW: RSC’s King and Country Box Set

I’m a relatively new convert to Shakespeare. Going to an all-boys secondary school in the mid-nineties there was very little focus on arts subjects and it put me off the bard for a long time....

DVD REVIEW: The RSC’s Merchant of Venice 0

DVD REVIEW: The RSC’s Merchant of Venice

This year may be the battle of the Cymbelines, with the Royal Shakespeare Company presenting their take while the Globe present two versions, one currently running in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and Imogen (a “retitled...

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...