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Twelfth Night

An exciting seventies reimagining of one of Shakespeare’s most loved comedies, with a relevant and discerning take on his gender politics. The Royal Lyceum and Bristol Old Vic’s co-production brings a fun and fresh energy to Twelfth Night. With lavish costumes, easy comedy and even the occasional musical number, this play is really made to […]

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Merely Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet and Twelfth Night

Merely Theatre has put on a pair of stripped down, energetic and understandable performances of two of Shakespeare’s most familiar and beloved plays. Whilst demonstrating excellent comedic athleticism in Twelfth Night, sadly this troupe pulls its emotional punches and misses the mark with the tone and execution of Romeo & Juliet. Operating as a gender-blind […]

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EUSC’s Twelfth Night

Mistaken identity, gender swapping, wanton drunkenness – this production had all the hallmarks of a classic Shakespearean comedy. This production, directed by Lauren Stockless, with its minimalist set and live music provided by Fiona Russell and Mim Wright, felt extremely faithful to the Shakespearean original.   Generally the production was very well directed – however, […]