The Show Must Go Online: Hamlet

If you thought last week’s alumni As You Like It was spectacular, The Show Must Go Online has gone one step further this week for Hamlet – introducing an alumni allstar special featuring a global cast of actors from the entire project so far. I’ve seen quite the range of Hamlets, from the sublime (Andrew Scott-led Almeida production at […]

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#MindTheBard 2020: Diary

Once again I thought it might be a good idea to keep a diary throughout this week, as it gives an opportunity to keep an eye on what’s been going on during each day – including each #BardFromTheBarn offering, which play has been seen, and maybe even a quote of the day. Make sure you […]

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The Show Must Go Online: Julius Caesar

Once more unto Ancient Rome, my friends, once more… Wait, I’m still in Henry V mode! The Show Must Go Online took on Shakespeare’s political thriller Julius Caesar next – given that it’s director Rob Myles’ favourite of the Bard’s works, the pressure was on. From memory I thought I’d only ever seen one production of this particular play, but […]

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The Show Must Go Online: Henry V

Back in time once again, as The Show Must Go Online completes the Henriad trilogy with Henry V – another action-packed play coming hot on the heels of spy-themed Much Ado About Nothing. This is another favourite (and a contender for favourite history play – though Richard III keeps that particular crown), and I’m almost completely convinced that it’s […]

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