Tag: Royal Shakespeare Company


Review: RSC’s Romeo & Juliet at the Norwich Theatre Royal

Just like many other literature students you may know, I can’t get enough of Royal Shakespeare Company productions. Given that a particular academic interest of mine is the re-situation of culturally familiar stories in contemporary contexts, the buzz surrounding this production’s gender-bending casting piqued my interest especially: in Erica Whyman’s Verona, Mercutio, Gregory, Prince Escalus,…


RSC’s Romeo & Juliet comes to Norwich

Local teenagers will be treading the boards with members of the Royal Shakespeare Company when RSC bring their contemporary production of Romeo & Juliet to the Norwich Theatre Royal. Four English and Drama students from Costessey’s Ormiston Victory Academy and four from Notre Dame High School will take turns performing during the production’s run in…


A revolutionary theatrical portrayal: Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe

When you are anticipating to see, or to use Mark Rylance’s preferred term for experiencing a Shakespeare play, to hear the award-winning actor himself on stage, you know you’re in for a treat. Our excitement was therefore sky high as we attended a performance of Claire van Kampen’s production of Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe on Saturday…

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Review: Henry IV Part II at Norwich Theatre Royal

The performance tonight is best summarised through a description of notable performances. Antony Sher’s presentation of Falstaff maintained its solid brilliance, as did – though to a lesser extent, given the character’s development and maturity in Part Two of Henry IV – Alex Hassell’s Prince Hal/Henry V. This core was augmented by other roles, especially…

January 2021
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