Shakespeare in London

Theatre Breaks News: Shakespeare in London

Shakespeare in London

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The two productions that everyone’s talking about are the all-male casts of Richard III & Twelfth Night led by award winning actor Mark Rylance when he stars in both of these Shakespearean classics playing in rep at the Apollo Theatre this Autumn. There’s also the added bonus of Stephen Fry as Malvolio in Twelfth Night…
Read more about Richard III
Read more about Twelfth Night

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Next up is another star turn by actress, screenwriter and comedienne Meera Syal as she plays Beatrice in Iqbal Khan’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. A great spin on this play full of suppressed love, wicked sarcasm and treacherous deceit is that it’s all set on the streets of India…
Read more about Much Ado About Nothing

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I can highly recommend seeing A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park. The authentic woodland setting in ideal for this much-loved Shakespeare play with romance, comedy & fairy magic…
Read more about A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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A modern stance is taken on the National Theatre production of Timon of Athens – a tale of a man’s over generosity being rewarded by rebuttal from his so-called friends when he needs them most. A play of ultimate revenge starring Simon Russell Beale in the title role…
Read more about Timon of Athens

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