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Review of the BBC TV production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (LINKED)

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Review of the NT Live broadcast of Hamlet starring Maxine Peake in the title role. This Manchester Royal Exchange production also cast women as Polonius (Polonia), the gravediggers, Guildenstern and the Player King. It was considerably more post-edited than earlier NT Live filmed plays. That’s three major Shakespeare tragedies close together! I need a rest …

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My review of The Theory of Everything is linked here. This Stephen Hawking romantic biopic is getting all the Golden Globe and Oscar tips, and deservedly so.

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