Review Round Up: Imogen, Shakespeare’s Globe

This latest production in the Shakespeare’s Globe season reimagines Shakespeare’s Cymbeline for a modern audience. But what have critics been saying about it?  Financial Times: *** “The trouble is that one wonders — in what has already become a mantra during Emma Rice’s first season at its helm — what the hell it’s doing at… Read More

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NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Full Cast for Imogen

Today, the Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed the full cast for Matthew Dunster’s production, running from the 17th September until the 16th October.  This modern and reimagined production set in London 2016, where men and violent gangs rule the streets, the voice of Imogen – who is suffocated by her father and her man has been… Read More

Review Round Up…. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Southwark Playhouse

This seven actor production of Shakespeare’s play presented by Go People and Glass Half Full has taken residence at the Southwark Playhouse – but is it worth a watch?  The Telegraph: ** Claire Allfree found that: “This production is always about the actors who are staging it, and never at all about the play.” Evening Standard:… Read More

Maddy Hill to Star in Imogen at Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe today announced that Maddy Hill, best known for her recurring role in BBC’s Eastenders, will appear as the title role of Imogen, directed by Matthew Dunster.  Running at the theatre from September, Imogen is Shakespeare’s Cymbeline renamed as well as being reclaimed. Imogen, daughter of Cymbeline, enrages her father by marrying against his… Read More

Freddie Fox to Appear in Go People’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Go People will present a brand new and mischievous production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Southwark Playhouse from the 31st May to the 1st July it has been announced.  The production will be directed by Simon Evan, whose most recent credits include the acclaimed productions of Bug and The Dazzle at London’s pop up theatre Found… Read More