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Kenneth Branagh unveils season of 5 plays at the Garrick Theatre

Kenneth Branagh has set up his own theatre company to perform a season of plays featuring stars including Judi Dench, Lily James, Rob Brydon and Richard Madden.  Branagh, who has not done Shakespeare on London stage for over 20 years,  … Continue reading

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Macbeth at the Young Vic November 2015

“Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.” From the Young Vic: “Following their critically acclaimed collaboration on Medea at the National Theatre, Carrie Cracknell and Lucy Guerin create a new version of Shakespeare’s supernatural … Continue reading

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Maria Friedman stages High Society at the Old Vic opening April 30th

Cole Porter’s classic feel-good musical, High Society comes to The Old Vic in a glittering new production staged in the round. Directed by multi-award-winning director and musical star Maria Friedman (director of Merrily We Roll Along, Olivier  Award-winner for Best … Continue reading

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Come, you spirits….and tweet

  This was the whiteboard at my daughter’s school after the students were asked to tweet about the action in Macbeth: Macbeth – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Related articles What Macbeth tells us about the digital world

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Shakespeare In Love opens in West End this summer

Tickets are on sale today for Shakespeare in Love.  The show is  based on the oscar  film and will premiere in the West End in July.  The cast has not yet been announced. From the theatre: “Promising young playwright Will … Continue reading

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Open air production of Julius Caesar June 26th-July 26th

Following the success of last year’s ‘As You Like It’, Iris Theatre returns to St Pauls’ Church, Covent Garden, with ‘Julius Caesar‘. “Set in the intimate gardens of this historic 17th century English church, this open-air production will take you … Continue reading

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British Museum – Shakespeare Staging the World July 19- November 25th

From the British Museum “The British Museum is staging a major exhibition on the world of Shakespeare, in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company.  The exhibition provides a unique insight into the emerging role of London as a world city, … Continue reading

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