Mark Ludmon reviews Imperium, the RSC adaptation by Mike Poulton of Robert Harris’s Cicero novels now playing at the Gielgud Theatre.
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Mark Ludmon reviews Julius Caesar and Me – Paterson Joseph’s revealing book exploring Shakespeare’s “African play”, Julius Caesar
Mark Ludmon examines the year ahead for regional theatre in 2018. Bolton girl Maxine Peake has made her mark on TV and the London stage but she returns to her roots with her second play, Queens of the Coal Age. Based on the true story of four women in Lancashire during the miners’ strike in […]
The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced the adult casting for the first five venues for the upcoming UK tour of Matilda the musical. The Matilda UK Tour will launch at the Leicester Curve on 5 March 2018 and will visit Dublin, Sunderland, Milton Keynes, Birmingham, Manchester and Cardiff in 2018. Having now played Miss Trunchbull […]
The RSC has announced full casting for Angus Jackson’s upcoming production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus. Presented as part of the Rome season, Coriolanus will join Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra and Titus Andronicus in the company’s repertoire before transferring to London’s Barbican Theatre from 6 November 2017. As previously announced playing the title role is […]
Queen Anne offers an insightful and commendably believable depiction of the reign of one of England’s lesser known monarchs, and her complex relationship with childhood friend Sarah Churchill. Though the play takes time to get into its stride, the second Act is quite exceptional. Emma Cunniffe and Romola Garai give wonderful performances, and the play […]
The Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that Matilda, the multi award-winning musical based on Roald Dahl’s beloved book will tour the UK and Ireland for the first time in 2018-19. Winner of 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, the RSC’s touring production of Matilda The Musical will open at Leicester Curve on 5 […]
Despite the downbeat ending to Love’s Labour’s Lost and the troubles over Claudio and Hero’s wedding in Much Ado About Nothing, the two plays are very funny and thoroughly entertaining, whether enjoyed singly or, ideally, seen together.