Review Round Up: The Two Noble Kinsmen, Shakespeare’s Globe

Barrie Rutter directs this rare revival of William Shakespeare and John Fletcher play. But what have critics made of it?  How long is forever? When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don’t expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Barrie Rutter’s The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed the full casting for the upcoming production.  How long is forever? When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don’t expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn. In… Read More

Review Round Up: The Captive Queen, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Barrie Rutter directs this new re-imagination of John Dryden’s Restoration drama, filled with passion and politics. Here’s what critics have had to say about it… An ageing Emperor and his Governor rage at the loss of their youth and beauty. Two fratricidal sons are spurred from victory in war to the warfare of love. And… Read More

NEWS: Barrie Rutter to Play The Emperor in The Captive Queen

Shakespeare’s globe has announced that Barrie Rutter will be playing the Emperor in its upcoming production of The Captive Queen.  John Dryden’s play is being reimagined on the stage in a co-production by Shakespeare’s Globe and Northern Broadsides, playing at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse from the 2nd February 2018. It has been announced that the… Read More

PREVIEW: When We Are Married, Rose Theatre, Kingston

Northern Broadsides will visit the Rose Theatre in Kingston with a production of J.B Priestley’s When We Are Married from the 11th to the 15th October.  The production sees Northern Broadsides and York Theatre Royal collaborating to stage this rarely toured and much loved comedy. Cleckleywyke, a town in the West Riding, 1908. The Helliwells, the… Read More