Don’t miss out on a theatre break this year to the beautiful town of Stratford upon Avon to see Antony Sher in Shakespeare’s King Lear
As relevant today as when it was written, Hamlet is set to be a hit production in Stratford upon Avon for the whole of spring & summer 2016
Written by Christopher Marlowe, a contemporary of Shakespeare, Doctor Faustus, opens at the Swan Theatre in February 2016.
Considered by many as Congrieve’s best comedy Love for Love opens at the Swan theatre in October 2016
Can the King of England unite his country before the French invasion? Shakespeare’s classic historical play Henry V opens at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in September 2015
A re-imagined version of Euripides’ Greek tragedy Hecuba opens at the Swan theatre in September 2015.
A Jacobian tale of excessive greed easily lends itself to modern day London life in Trevor Nunn’s production of Volpone at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in July 2015
John Ford’s rarely performed play, Love’s sacrifice, is a thrilling revenge tragedy powered by the destructive force of unrequited love
Religious hypocrisy and personal vengeance threaten the future of peace on a small island nation when The Jew of Malta opens at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in March 2015.
Rightly regarded as one of Shakespeare’s finest tragedies, Othello is set to be one of the highlights of the RSC’s 2015 summer season
A real highlight of the RSC’s summer season 2015, The Merchant of Venice is one of Shakespeare’s most unforgiving plays.
Celebrating a 100 years since the birth of Arthur Miller, his 1949 play, Death of a Salesman, is surely the greatest American tragedy ever written.
For a tale of romance and comedy this Christmas, The Shoemaker’s Holiday promises theatre-goers a city comedy of class, conflict and love.
I saw Memphis last month and OH WOW. If you like soul music and a decent story then it should be on your hit list. Beverley Knight (right) is stunning – even better than she was in The Bodyguard and Killian Donnelly is even better than he was in The Commitments (the part is much more demanding). The original music manages to create songs and tunes that sound like classics,
Inspired by events from 100 years ago, Phil Porter’s uplifting new play celebrates a truly remarkable Christmas story about a generation of young men at war during December 1914.
Tom Morton-Smith’s new play takes us into the heart of the Manhattan Project where the ambitious and charismatic J Robert Oppenheimer finds himself uniquely placed to spearhead the largest scientific undertaking in all of human history.
Usually known as Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s sharp and witty comedy Love’s Labour’s Won completes and compliment’s the RSC’s production of Love’s Labour’s Lost
Shakespeare’s sparkling comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost is sure to be one of this winter’s highlights at the recently renovated Royal Shakespeare Theatre
In the past few months we’ve been banging on about the new shows coming this autumn and finally they are arriving: Memphis, White Christmas, Made in Dagenham, Cats and Sunny Afternoon just to name a few. I’m in the fortunate position to see them as they come out: good or bad. You are in the fortunate position to wait until you know whether they are good or bad before you
Shakespeare Properties in Stratford-Upon-Avon By accident of birth, or as William Shakespeare would say “some vicious mole of nature …wherein they are not guilty, Since nature cannot choose his origin” the sleepy town of Stratford-Upon-Avon was ever destined to side-step obscurity. The town’s place on the tourist trail of Great Britain is thanks to a glover’s son, born in Henley Street, in 1564, who managed to avoid the plague, enjoy
As the world starts to celebrate the 450th anniversary year of William Shakespeare’s birth, what were his plays really about and what can they teach us today? Our Stratford-Upon Avon Breaks are popular with couples, families and educational groups but what often scares people away from Shakespeare are the indecipherable plot lines. So with a bit too much time on my hands last night I had some fun with two
Valentine and Proteus are best friends until they fall in love with the same girl in Shakespeare’s romantic comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona
As King Henry IV’s health worsens, Prince Hal must choose between royal duty and friendship in the heartbreaking conclusion to Shakespeare’s duo of plays
A welcome return to a magical, captivating adaption of JM Barrie’s classic tale of the boy who wouldn’t grow up in the RSC’s Wendy and Peter