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,
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.
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
The Commitments review by Susie Daniels It was a night of two halves. The amazing, show-stopping, crowd-pleasing second half. And the first half leading up to it. Let's throw caution to the wind and start with the second half! First, it must be noted that it should be impossible for any show