The Darker Side of Valentines

Professor Martin White | Posted 18.02.2015 | 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...