Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Dunster’

Review of the World Premiere of Martin McDonagh’s “A Very Very Very Dark Matter” at The Bridge Theatre (FOLOW THE LINK). As one might expect, this is a very (very very) unconventional play about Hans Christian Anderson, and his very (very very) dark secret. We thought it wonderful.


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Review of The Globe’s Much Ado About Nothing,directed by Matthew Dunster. A riot of colour, set during the Mexican Revolutionary War in 1915. It’s always a favourite play, here in a radical interpretation.


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Review of Plastic, by Marius von Mayenberg at Bath’s Ustinov Studio added. A modern German comedy in its English language premiere.



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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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Review added of John Ford’s Love’s Sacrifice by The Royal Shakespeare Company. This play has not been performed in 400 years and is produced as the “best play” from a list of late 16th / early 17th century plays which had never been performed in modern times. An absolutely stunning RSC production does it full justice.


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