This information was updated on 13th July, 2016 THIS TOUR OF KING LEAR HAS NOW CONCLUDED The Ambassador Theatre Group have announced that a new Royal and Derngate Theatre, Northampton production of Shakepeare’s greatest tragedy King Lear will tour the UK from April to July 2016. Renowned Shakespearean actor and two time Olivier Award nominee Michael Pennington will reprise the role of King Lear … Read more
Dench’s verse speaking is unrivalled. She picks each word and gives it full, accurate weight, landing the sense, purpose and exact emotion of every glittering phrase. She is wily, wise and wonderful. Her pained berating of Leontes when she tells him Hermione is dead is one of the greatest moments in theatre I have ever witnessed. So powerful, it knocks the breath from your body.
Tom Bateman, Jimmy Yuill, Kathryn Wilder, Jessie Buckley, John Shrapnel, Miranda Raison, Jack Colgrave Hirst, Hadley Fraser, and Michael Pennington will join the casts of The Winter’s Tale and Harlequinade being presented by the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company. The tow productions will play in repertory from 17 October 2015 to 16 January 2016. Kenneth Branagh said: “This is a formidable group of actors – they … Read more