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William Shakespeare

Tatty Hennessy’s credits as a writer include A Hundred Words for Snow, which premiered at London’s Vault Festival before transferring to Trafalgar Studios, while...

The Merry Wives of Windsor has long been derided as one of Shakespeare’s weaker works. American critic Harold Bloom labelled it “Shakespeare’s only play...

Sequels rarely live up to the originals and, unfortunately, that’s the case with the second production in Michelle Terry’s 2019 summer season at Shakespeare's...

Before his first season as artistic director of the Unicorn Theatre opens, Justin Audibert is directing a gender-swapped version of The Taming of the...

Words change depending on who says them. So when Adjoa Andoh’s King Richard says: “This is no month to bleed”, the line pops, because...

It starts with a good-natured fencing battle. It ends with a slightly less good-natured fencing battle, with bodies strewn across the stage. So far,...

In Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice and Benedick are at “merry war”. Director Conrad Nelson takes the concept of wartime amusement and runs with...

British and Canadian theatregoers perusing social media may have had quite a start when they saw news that a Shakespeare theatre in Stratford had...

I couldn’t agree more with Patrick Spottiswoode’s column (‘Kids won’t know Shakespeare if they don’t go to the theatre’, November 15, p11) regarding the...
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