Coming up in 2020…

What I’d usually do here is say I’m aiming to be sensible again, but that clearly doesn’t work – at the most it lasts about one or two months and then anything goes… So I’ll just say that I’ll think carefully about my reviewing commitments, and then everything else can sort itself out organically. What […]

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Murder in the Cathedral

“Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest?” These words, attributed to Henry II, may not be heard in the T. S. Eliot play, but they are ultimately what lead to the¬†Murder in the Cathedral. On 29 December 1170, Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket was killed by four knights who believed they were acting […]

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Henry V (Antic Disposition)

One of Shakespeare’s most popular history plays, Antic Disposition first put on Henry V in 2015 as a “multiple anniversary production”: their 10th, and the 600th and 100th of Agincourt and the second year of the First World War. There is an element of metatheatricality to this play anyway, but this is brought more to […]

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