Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’

#37shadesofshakespeare Macbeth from Filter Theatre at the Vaults, London

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

My Facebook review of Macbeth at the Vaults in London from Filter theatre in 2015.

#37shadesofshakespeare It’s a long way from the rarefied reverence of Stratford to the squalid, graffitied tunnel underneath Waterloo station where Filter theatre staged Macbeth at the Vaults last Friday.

#37shadesofshakespeare Time and Space coordinates

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

In 2014 and 2015 I set out on an odyssey to see the traditional Shakespeare canon in a year. This is an aide memoire, mostly for me, of where I saw the plays. Did you see any of them too?

1) 27/11/14: Julius Ceasar, Lewes Town Hall

2) 23/12/14: The Winter’s Tale, Lion & Unicorn Theatre, London

3) 5/1/15: The Merchant of Venice, Almeida Theatre, London

4) 15/1/15: Othello, Lyric theatre, Hammesmith, London

5) 17/1/15: King Henry IV part 1, Barbican, London

6) 17/1/15, King Henry IV part 2, Barbican, London

7) 21/1/15: King Lear, Guildford Shakespeare Society, Guildford

8) 23/1/15: Hamlet, New Venture Theatre, Brighton

9) 5/2/15: Love’s Labours Lost, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford on Avon

10) 5/2/15: Much Ado About Nothing, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford on Avon

11) 7/2/15: Henry V, Arts Theatre, Cambridge

12) 13/2/15: Macbeth, The Vaults, Waterloo, London

13) 5/3/15: Henry VI part 1, Bronks Theatre, Brussels, Belgium

14) 5/3/15: Henry VI part 2, Bronks Theatre, Brussels, Belgium

15) 6/3/15: Henry VI part, Bronks Theatre, Brussels, Belgium

16) 28/3/15: Cymbeline, Waterloo East Theatre, London

17) 24/4/15: Antony and Cleopatra, Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich

18) 2/5/15: Titus Andronicus, Greenwich Theatre, London

19) 3/5/15: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Theatre, London

20) 13/5/15: Coriolanus, Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

21) 13/5/15: Romeo and Juliet, Brighton Open Air Theatre, Hove

22) 15/5/15: The Taming of the Shrew, Friargate Theatre, York

23) 16/5/15: Timon of Athens, The De Grey Rooms, York

24) 29/5/15: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, St Ann’s Wells Gardens, Brighton

25) 11/6/15: King John, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

26) 2/7/15: Twelfth Night, Lewes Castle, Lewes

27) 17/7/15: Troilus and Cressida, Highdown Gardens, Worthing

28) 31/7/15: The Merry Wives of Windsor, Cambridge Shakespeare Festival. Cambridge

29) 5/8/15: Richard III, Curve Theatre, Leicester

30) 7/8/15: The Tempest, Brownsea Open Air Theatre, Poole. Dorset.

31) 21/8/15:  All’s Well that Ends Well, the Space @ Niddry Street, Edinburgh

32) 1/9/15: As You Like It, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

33) 27/9/15: The Comedy of Errors, Globe Theatre di Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy

34) 8/10/15: Richard II, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

35) 17/10/15: Measure for Measure, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

36) 18/10/15: Henry VIII: Grand Central, Brighton

37) 21/10/15 Pericles: Thomas Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, USA

Talking Shakespeare with Latest TV

Monday, February 4th, 2019
Talking Shakespeare with Jeff Moody on LatestTV

Revising the old blog as seems fit as I face an unusual 2019 that will be brimming with change. I add this old gem from my Shakespeare Year.

Talking Shakespeare with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Play On Podcast

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

One of the most thrilling aspects of 2015 was heading out to Ashland in the US state of Oregon and seeing Pericles at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. And they kindly had me on as a guest on their Play On Podcast.

Thanks to Taylor Bailey for the great conversation.