Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Tickets and more information: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/the-winters-tale Booking until: 21st February 2019 Production Photos by: Ellie Kurtzz Run time: 1hr 10 min straight through. In a bid to spark an interest in theatre for the younger generation, the National have taken … Continue reading The Winter’s Tale @ National Theatre*
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Production Photos by: James Bellorini Starting with a fresh take on Shakespeare’s Pericles, the National Theatre have officially kicked off their Public Acts programme. Inspired by the work of NYC’s The Public Theater’s initiative, Public Works, the programme aims … Continue reading Pericles @ National Theatre*
Antic Disposition’s production of Richard III is currently concluding its tour at Temple Church, just behind Fleet Street, after having toured the country performing in various churches. This production was the first time I had heard of Antic Disposition, a … Continue reading Antic Disposition’s Richard III @ Temple Church
I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. On paper, I think it’s a marvelous insight into how one man is grieving the death of his father. My first experience of the play on stage was … Continue reading Hamlet @ the Harold Pinter Theatre
Apologies for the delay, hello May!
Had a slow start to April, reading wise, but somehow managed to finish 4 fiction novels, 1 non fiction novel and an absolutely fantastic poetry collection. Onto the books!
Today marks the 400th year since Britain’s most successful playwright William Shakespeare passed away. And to celebrate I thought I would add my two cents to celebrate his work and the influence his work has had on various forms of entertainment!
My first exposure to Shakespeare was through school. I’m not entirely sure if this is accurate but, from what I can remember, the ones I studied in school were A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Hamlet and Romeo & Juliet. The first two are two of my favourites. Romeo & Juliet is okay for me but the Baz Luhrmann film ruined it for me, but that’s for another time. (Hashtag stupid ending)… anyway…