Macbeth @ Progress Theatre, Reading Open Air

The serene setting of Progress Theatre’s open-air production of Macbeth lies in stark contrast to Shakespeare’s dark and baron play, extending the antithetic use of language that dribbles so beautifully off the players’ word-perfect tongues. Whilst Patron, Kenneth Branagh, warns that production will go on ‘in thunder, lightening, or in rain’, (stung by the hindsight […]

Timon of Athens @ National Theatre and Cinema Near You

As part of the World Shakespeare Festival 2012 The National Theatre has collaborated with The Royal Shakespeare Company to bring to life one of Shakespeare’s more neglected plays. So far the play has lavished upon it’s four and five star reviews, but the tomorrow will prove to be an even greater challenge for the show’s […]