Posts Tagged ‘Karen Fishwick’

This is what the RSC does so superbly: the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (FOLLOW LINK TO REVIEW) With David Troughton as Falstaff, set in modern day Essex. Stunning design too. There’s a live broadcast on 12 September, then it travels to London for several months.

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Review of Romeo & Juliet at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, (LINKED) Stratford added. This was directed by Erica Whyman who did the A Midsummer Night’s Dream- A Play For The Nation in 2016 at the RSC. As you’d guess, it’s an urban youth setting, urgent, exciting.


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Review of The National Theatre of Scotland Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, by Lee Hall at the National Theatre, London. Energetic, coarse, vulgar, great singing in this vibrant musical about a Catholic girls’ school choir from Oban who plan to “go mental” on the way to a choir contest. Very funny. Great music (mainly covers of ELO).


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