Knights of the Rose

Since its announcement back in March, the Arts Theatre’s latest show has been causing quite a stir in the capital – from a multitude of posters, to performances at West End LIVE and a horseback photo shoot on Tower Bridge. It is now open and is due to have a fairly limited run over the […]

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2018 mid-year update

  Where have those six months gone? The year started off quite slow and steady, but all of a sudden things have picked up the pace again… It’s as if I never attempted to take things a little easier! As of this evening, I’ve managed to fit in 110 different shows – plus there are the […]

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Globe 2018: The Winter’s Tale

Blanche McIntyre returns to the Globe to direct a new production of The Winter’s Tale. It was last seen at the Shakespeare’s Globe site in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2016 (not long after the Branagh Theatre Company had finished their run of the same play at the Garrick), and now forms part of the ‘Emilia’ […]

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The Tempest (Iris Theatre)

Formed in 2007, Iris Theatre’s summer seasons have become a fixture in the London theatre calendar, producing a Shakespeare and family show to perform in the grounds of St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden. This year’s Shakespeare is his final solo play: The Tempest, directed by Daniel Winder. Aside from some wonderful sections of verse, it’s […]

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Play by Candlelight: preview

Only a handful of this year’s summer season plays have made their way onto the Globe stage so far, but already Michelle Terry is looking indoors to her first winter season as artistic director. “Join us this winter as we explore stories from the past, the ghosts of then, and the storytellers from yesteryear, and […]

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Globe 2018: The Two Noble Kinsmen

Though at one point the authorship was unclear, we’re now quite certain of Shakespeare’s collaboration with John Fletcher to create this final play. Exactly how much each playwright contributed isn’t cut & dried though – this sort of thing was probably quite common during Shakespeare’s time, but we’re no closer to working out how they […]

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