Vault Festival 2018: preview

It’s that time of year again: the annual VAULT Festival is nearly upon us, and looks set to be bigger & better than ever! There’s a lot to love about what goes on at this event, with an incredible range of theatre, comedy, music & refreshments on offer every day for eight weeks. If you’ve […]

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Globe 2018: “Who’s there?”

Ever since Emma Rice’s shocking and premature resignation prior to her final two seasons at Shakespeare’s Globe, there has been suspense and anticipation over what will happen next. Michelle Terry was named as Rice’s successor in July, and this morning announced an extensive inaugural summer season. The Globe also teased its new branding, with both […]

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Coming up in 2018…

Well, we’re all still here… The big red button hasn’t been pushed yet and theatre is better than ever! I’m starting as I hope to go on, and making sure I have the odd night off here & there – as much as I like being busy and seeing as much as possible, there were […]

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Tomorrow Creeps: preview

Next in line for GOLEM! Theatre, following Macbeths and this summer’s I Know You Of Old, will be a new play called Tomorrow Creeps. Its name is taken from one of Macbeth’s late soliloquies, and is written by company co-founder David Fairs – with a little help from a certain William Shakespeare! “The Fallen Tyrant […]

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Winter Selection: preview

We may have just bid Emma Rice farewell on the Globe stage, but thankfully there’s still the final winter season to come: The Winter Selection! And it’s quite an eclectic selection, ranging from Shakespeare to new writing, puppetry to musicals – like a chocolate box, there really is something for everyone. As with the theme and […]

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Summer of Love: preview

Last year’s Wonder Season was something of a revelation for me. After years of meaning to go to the Globe I finally broke that duck – eventually visiting 26 times. This was down to both Emma Rice’s delightful vision, as well as some inspired casting in my two favourite productions (A Midsummer Night’s Dream and […]

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Speech & Debate – preview

Previews begin tomorrow night for the UK première of Stephen Karam’s play Speech & Debate, starring Douglas Booth, Patsy Ferran, Charlotte Lucas and Tony Revolori. It tells the story of three misfit teenagers at a high school in Salem who come together in the wake of a sex scandal at the school, putting on a […]

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