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Arts

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,…

Arts

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…

Features

Christopher Eccleston

This year’s Norwich Film Festival kicked off in style with a screening of Danny Boyle’s deliciously dark 1994 debut film Shallow Grave, followed by star Christopher Eccleston in conversation with The Guardian’s chief film critic Peter Bradshaw. The first actor to step into the role when the series was rebooted in 2005, a certain percentage…

Arts

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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