The Properties Of Shakespeare

Hugo Clark | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK Entertainment
Hugo Clark

Did Shakespeare gain experience of the real estate world during his lost years (1588 - 1592) through some sort of commercial or legal apprenticeship, or did he draw on first-hand knowledge gained once he started to make his way in London as a writer? What we do know is that Shakespeare had first-hand experience of a particularly combative lease renewal which threatened the very source of his own prosperity.

Six Steps to a Super Shakespeare Stratford-upon-Avon Hotel Stay

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The birthplace of poet and playwright William Shakespeare is a great place to visit - but before you head off to Stratford-upon-Avon, follow our six tips to make sure your trip is "such stuff that dreams are made of".

Theatre Review: Death of a Salesman, RSC 'Superb, Extraordinary'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Death of a Salesman is a beautiful play and The RSC version, now transferred to the West End, is a beautiful production that shows this Arthur Miller classic at its very best.

The Darker Side of Valentines

Professor Martin White | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Professor Martin White

Just as we do today, lovers in Ford's day, and in his plays, saw the heart as the symbol of love, but also as the core of our being, where we hold our most profound feelings.

RSC's African Caesar - A Production With Flying Colours

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 20.02.2013 | Home
Annie Martirosyan

It is a wonder how natural Shakespeare's timeless language gushes from the mouths of the "black Romans" in semi-modernised costumes. If Julius Caesar were the only play the phenomenal Gregory Doran had ever directed, he would still contend for the title of the best Shakespeare director ever.

A Production of Many Colours: RSC's Glistering King John

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 19.12.2012 | Home
Annie Martirosyan

RSC is always a treat when I am in fair Stratford-upon-Avon. I have seen performances I adored and performances I disliked. I could not predict what I...

Audiences Walk Out Of RSC Play Depicting Gang Rape, Fellatio And Torture

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

Scenes of rape, torture and nudity have forced up to 80 theatre-goers to walk out of a Royal Shakespeare Company production. A dwarf performing fel...