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Review of BARTHOLOMEW FAIR by Ben Jonson (follow link). Ben Jonson’s 1614 play was an innovative city comedy with a dizzying number of characters and events at London’s annual fair / orgy which ran for hundreds of years. Modern dress production in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Read the linked review.

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Review added of “Macbeth”  (LINKED)  at the National Theatre. This was critically reviled when it opened. It runs at the same time as the RSC production reviewed here earlier, so comparison is inevitable.

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Review added of The Globe 2017 production of Twelfth Night, directed by Emma Rice. Bound to be controversial, hugely entertaining. LINK: Twelfth Night – Globe 2017

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Review of Imogen (Shakespeare’s Cymbeline Renamed and Reclaimed) (FOLLOW LINK) at The Globe Theatre. Perhaps the most controversial production of 2016 with a setting of drug gangs in East London. Exhilarating theatre. But is it Shakespeare‘s Globe as we know it?

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