Interview With….Oliver Cotton

The actor chatted to us about being part of SHAKE Festival’s streamed reading of The Winter’s Tale. Hi Oliver, how are you feeling about being part of this live rehearsed reading of The Winter’s Tale? It’s been a really interesting experience working on this production of The Winter’s Tale. It’s challenging trying to find ways… Read More

NEWS: SHAKE Festival Announces Livestreamed Performance of The Winter’s Tale

The one off performance will be streamed live from Sands Films Studios, Rotherhithe on Saturday 31 July at 7.30pm. Following on from performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tempest, and Sonnets & Carols, Jenny Caron Hall, Artistic Director of SHAKE Festival has announced a streamed reading of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. Directed by Jenny Caron Hall, the… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 4th April 2021

Here’s a guide to some of our favourite posts of the week – including interviews and reviews. Interview with John Ellis: we chatted to the West End actor about his album KOPFKINO and having to record it during lockdown. Interview with Rob Drummond: this week saw us also talking to the playwright and performer about… Read More

REVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, SHAKE Festival (Online)

This one performance only reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream features lively performances – but feels slightly lacking in the magic. It has to be said it can’t be easy to produce an engaging Shakespeare production online to entertain audiences – particularly with the unpredictability of technology and internet connections to keep the play flowing… Read More