All posts tagged Hamlet

Terry’s ‘Hamlet’ at the Globe – When a wannabe daring production ends up playing it safe

After falling in love with every and each of the plays staged over last season’s Summer of Love at the Globe for their boisterous characters, circus-like atmospheres, luscious costumes and […]

You can always depend upon the kindness of stranglers:

I’ve always been obsessed with shows and films that dealt with murder and suspense. I don’t recoil at Criminal Minds and CSI; if anything, the fictional, hyperbolic and at times, […]

FIVE ways National Theatre Live has revolutionised theatre

Recently I have been to my first National Theatre Live showing, and I shall be going again to see future broadcasts. Here are a few of my thoughts on why […]

Musical Review: 27

“Hendrix, Joplin, Cobain, Morrison and Winehouse: all music legends whose lives were tragically cut short at 27”.  Co-produced by Matt Willis, Arlene Phillips and Sam Cassidy’s 27 explores the tragic […]

“The wheel is come full circle” – Shakespeare in Ten Acts

The anniversary of the four-hundredth death day, if you will, of William Shakespeare has led to a wide range of events around the city commemorating one of the most celebrated British writers. From Complete Walks to […]