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The Tempest – RSC at the Roundhouse, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: David Farr Reviewer: Jenni Rymer [rating:4] As part of the 2012 World Shakespeare Festival, the RSC are performing Shakespeare’s trilogy of ‘shipwreck’ plays. The performance of the Tempest at the Roundhouse is the climatic finale in this collection of productions and is brought to fruition by the directive talents of David Farr. There are always high ...

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Twelfth Night – RSC at the Roundhouse, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: David Farr Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] What country friends is this? indeed. A nifty line switch and a striking coup-de-théâtre gets the RSC’s Twelfth Night off to a wonderful start as Emily Taaffe’s sodden, anguished Viola emerges from the shipwreck she believes has taken her brother’s life and left her washed up in Illyria. Disguising herself ...

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