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Live review: “Frenetic teenage emotions are stirred up within those in the crowd…” in Romeo and Juliet

The Royal Shakespeare Company brought a sharp version of the tragic tale of teenage passion and desire to Glasgow's Theatre Royal. Productions of the play either stay true to high-class, feuding families or, lazily, drop the play into a working class setting – fishing for descriptions of 'hardness' and 'grittiness'. Here,

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It’s a post-apocalyptic Macbeth with beheadings and bloodiness to rival that of Game of Thrones…

You never forget your first Shakespeare soliloquy...if you're partial to The Bard. And I am. Etched in my memory bank from a blessed time at school is the recital in class and on paper of an entanglement, puzzle and conundrum of yesteryear's poetic word's of mirth, drama and tragedy. Ah, Shakespeare.

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Warhorse is a beautifully choreographed, poignant peek at the toll of war on man & beast

Warhorse is a beautifully choreographed, poignant peek at the toll of war on man and beast. The strength of love and loyalty is stretched beyond anything a man or horse should have to endure or could reason. The show is a slow-paced first half reflecting the simple rural life where tilling

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Evita – spiritual leader of the nation. Last night’s performance at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

As with all icons and even family members and friends, the truth is sometimes glossed over to paint a flattering picture and retain a halo over a cherished memory. This is so true of one of Argentina's greatest ‘spiritual leaders of the nation’, Eva Peron. There is no denying she

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Of Mice and Men is a slow burner heart-warming and heart-breaking tale during the time of the Great Depression…last night’s show review

Of Mice and Men is a slow burner heart-warming and heart-breaking tale during the time of the Great Depression and a terrible drought in America's 'Dust Bowl' southern states which led to a mass migration to California. Two men making this arduous journey with hope of turning their life

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People getting knocked out on stage, sound systems failing, audience members crying out at inappropriate moments…Lucie Jones reveals more on and off stage antics!

X Factor is a distant memory for the supremely talented Lucie Jones, who has been performing all-singing, dancing and acting routines on stage for the past seven years. The shows have highlighted just how versatile the Welsh actress is. And though she now may dream of starring alongside Jennifer Lawrence

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

It's a sensory overload for main character Christopher Boone as his logical, ordered, linear world of numbers and shapes begins to collapse before him. And there's no spoilers in revealing it all began with the death of Wellington, the next door neighbour's dog, who has been fatally speared with a

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A tenacious girl who is determined to fight on for her freedom …last night at Glasgow’s Theatre Royal

A period drama set on a stage of scaffolding? It sounds like it shouldn’t quite make sense, but somehow works perfectly for Sally Cookson's production of Jane Eyre. Against a sparse background of wooden platforms & metal ladders designed by Michael Vale, the ever-enduring story of Jane Eyre is

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