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Review of Shakespeare’s King John at the Globe in London. This production for Magna Carta year has also played in churches, but here was in the open air on a sunny afternoon. A much better play than I had ever realized.

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Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Arden of Faversham added. A 1590 domestic murder tragedy that has so many of the hallmarks of 21st century film!

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Review of Hamlet at The Globe on April 23rd, William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. This production will be going to over two hundred countries in a two year tour. Here it’s launched in London at The Globe in front of a full house.

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Review of King Lear with Simon Russell-Beale as Lear, National Theatre, directed by Sam Mendes linked here. We were surprised to find that this was not our favourite Lear this year!

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The link goes to my review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, revived by Propellor in an all-male cast production. Bath Theatre Royal.

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