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Review for Everything Theatre: Merely As You Like It at the Cockpit Theatre

I reviewed the Merely Shakespeare Company’s As You Like It at the Cockpit Theatre for Everything Theatre last week: The Cockpit’s ambitious summer venture involves a company of 20 actors performing a different Shakespeare play each month for one night only, with As You Like It being the penultimate in the series. The Merely Shakespeare Company … Continue reading

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Review for Everything Theatre: Merely As You Like It at the Cockpit Theatre

I reviewed the Merely Shakespeare Company’s As You Like It at the Cockpit Theatre for Everything Theatre last week: The Cockpit’s ambitious summer venture involves a company of 20 actors performing a different Shakespeare play each month for one night only, with As You Like It being the penultimate in the series. The Merely Shakespeare Company … Continue reading

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Thick and Tight and 70/30 Split, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre – Review for Everything Theatre

I reviewed this double bill for Everything Theatre: Part of the GOlive Dance and Performance Festival at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, it took me a little while to understand the rationale behind pairing these acts by Thick and Tight (Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry) and 70/30 Split (Lydia Cottrell and Sophie Unwin). As the … Continue reading

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Thick and Tight and 70/30 Split, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre – Review for Everything Theatre

I reviewed this double bill for Everything Theatre: Part of the GOlive Dance and Performance Festival at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, it took me a little while to understand the rationale behind pairing these acts by Thick and Tight (Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry) and 70/30 Split (Lydia Cottrell and Sophie Unwin). As the … Continue reading

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Perils of Titus

Yesterday I went to see Titus Andronicus at the Globe with an old friend.  I must admit, Titus isn’t a show I ever particularly wanted to see.  I knew the plot slightly from my long-held enthusiasm for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) and from my friend Tom’s PhD on the play–he’s trying to work … Continue reading