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Hamlet – Shakespeare’s Globe, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Directors: Federay Holmes and Elle White Reviewer: Scott Matthewman With a new artistic director at the helm who clearly believes in placing the actors at the heart of each production’s creative decisions, it is perhaps inevitable that Michelle Terry should cast herself in the title role of Hamlet. Performed in repertory with As You Like It, the ...

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Queen Anne – Theatre Royal, Haymarket

Writer: Helen Edmundson Director: Natalie Abrahami Reviewer: Karl O’Doherty Fascination with monarchy and the frailties and frivolities of the ruling classes has never really gone out of fashion with the public. Watching a work such as Helen Edmundson’s Queen Anne reinforces the fact that politics, both high and low, has always been, to some degree, crude, rude, unseemly and scrappy. ...

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Doctor Scroggy’s War – Shakespeare’s Globe

Writer: Howard Brenton Director: John Dove Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Innovation was a key part of the First World War and developments in machinery and battle techniques subjected men to more varied forms of human destruction. From poison gas to submarines, fighter aircraft to artillery shells, this raft of new weapons meant that death or injury could come at any time ...

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