Mind the Advent 2017

You know what time of year it is – so I’ve just been through another Mind the Advent countdown! Time for another #MindTheAdvent! This time I'm celebrating some of the amazing performers I've seen in 2017, so without further ado… — Mind the Blog (@Mind_the_Blog) December 1, 2017 As I’ve seen a personal best number […]

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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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The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk

First performed last year, as Emma Rice took over the reins at the Globe, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk is back at the Bristol Old Vic for a few shows – it will then travel to Edinburgh Festival, before flying all the way over to LA early next year. The 90-minute production blurs the lines of art […]

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Summer of Love: What You Will

Last year, you may recall, I came to the conclusion that Twelfth Night is my favourite Shakespeare play. So its inclusion in the Summer of Love (directed by Emma Rice, no less) couldn’t have made me happier – and to top that, some inspired casting. As soon as I learned all this I was counting […]

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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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