Review Round Up…King John, Rose Theatre Kingston

Trevor Nunn returns to the Rose Theatre in Kingston to direct one of Shakespeare’s lesser known plays. Having opened on Wednesday, what have critics been saying about the production?  The Telegraph:*** Dominic Cavendish said: ” Shakespeare reacquires the shock of the new and, for Sir Trevor, theatrical victory is snatched from the jaws of defeat.” The… Read More

REVIEW: King John, Rose Theatre Kingston

The rarely performed or heard of play by William Shakespeare sees the return of Trevor Nunn at the Rose Theatre, who valiantly tries to deliver a solid production of a problematic play.  William Shakespeare’s interpretation of the reign of King John has everything thrown at it: politics, power and religion to name a few –… Read More

Cast Announced for King John at the Rose Theatre

The Rose Theatre in Kingston has announced casting for Trevor Nunn’s production of King John , running at the theatre from the 14th May until the 5th June.  The production will see director Trevor Nunn return to the Rose Theatre to direct Jamie Ballard as King John, Howard Charles as Philip the Bastard, Lisa Dillon… Read More