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Tag: shakespeare

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: Theatre Review: much ado about a lot in Elizabeth Freestone’s refreshingly funny contemporary take on Shakespeare’s famous battle of wits between the sexes with Beatrice and Benedick’s enjoyable verbal sparring

RAPSCALLION MAGAZINE: Theatre Review: much ado about a lot in Elizabeth Freestone’s refreshingly funny contemporary take on Shakespeare’s famous battle of wits between the sexes with Beatrice and Benedick’s enjoyable verbal sparring

Much Ado About Nothing. Tobacco Factory, Bristol. Soldiers, snogging and songs mark Much Ado About Nothing as a youthful and vibrant show at the Factory Theatre in Bristol. A dramatic wartime opening sees Don Jon stripped of his rank and Claudio decorated for bravery helping to explain the motives behind Don Jon’s plan to wreck […]

By October 18, 2019 Read More →
Rapscallion Magazine. Issue number 7. February, 2019

Rapscallion Magazine. Issue number 7. February, 2019

A bit late I know – but here it is!

By February 24, 2019 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Violent, noisy and shocking – why older school children should see the Tobacco Factory’s production of Macbeth in Bristol (and witness how power and ambition can go horribly wrong)

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – REVIEW: Violent, noisy and shocking – why older school children should see the Tobacco Factory’s production of Macbeth in Bristol (and witness how power and ambition can go horribly wrong)

Macbeth. Tobacco Factory, Bristol. Age: 10+ The noise, the violence and the flickering lighting: the Tobacco Factory Theatre’s production of Macbeth is not for the faint hearted. Which is why school children and students should see Shakespeare’s tragedy stripped back to its core emotions in a visceral and violent production. However there are a couple of problems which […]

By February 28, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – NEWS: the Scottish play to tour schools in London and the North of England this spring (but not Scotland)

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE – NEWS: the Scottish play to tour schools in London and the North of England this spring (but not Scotland)

Following a successful tour to schools and performances in the Dorfman Theatre earlier in 2017, in which nearly 5,000 students saw Macbeth, the production now begins a tour to a further 31 schools and colleges across Doncaster, London, Sunderland and Wakefield. Macbeth is adapted and directed for teenage audiences by Justin Audibert and the production is a […]

By January 20, 2018 Read More →
CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: FEATURE: Must see dramas for literature students this spring

CHILDREN’S THEATRE MAGAZINE: FEATURE: Must see dramas for literature students this spring

You can’t beat live theatre when studying a text for school says Harry Mottram. And he offers some productions of interest to schools this spring Students studying drama as part of English Literature GCSE and A Level courses have a number of shows to see at the theatre this year. Yes there’s been a row about […]

By January 18, 2018 Read More →
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