NEWS: Casting Announced for the Shakespeare’s Globe Production of Doctor Faustus

Full casting has been confirmed for Paulette Randall’s production playing at the Sam Wanamaker  from the 1st December.  Doctor Faustus sits in his Wittenberg study, restless for knowledge and frustrated with the limitations of conventional scholarship. Coveting fame and power, he conjures the menacing demon, Mephistopheles, who offers Faustus a deal: in exchange for twenty-four years… Read More

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Review Round Up: Eyam, Shakespeare’s Globe

The reviews are in for Matt Hartley’s Eyam, playing at the Shakespeare’s Globe until the 13th October. Love London Love Culture rounds them up…  The Telegraph: *** “At its best, often in maniacal, wild-limbed dancing (with soulful music composed by Orlando Gough), the play communicates the strangeness and dread of those distant times. At its worst,… Read More

NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe Announces Casting for Winter Season

Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed casting details for its Winter season.  The winter season will open with Macbeth, directed by Robert Hastie. Playing at the theatre from the 7th November, the cast for the production is set to include:Catrin Aaron,Philip Cumbus, Marc Elliott, Joseph Marcell, Anna-Maria Nabirye, Kirsty Rider, Philippine Velge, Kit Young, and real-life husband and wife, Paul Ready and Michelle Terry as fictional husband… Read More

Review Round Up: Emilia, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia now playing at the Shakespeare’s Globe.  The Independent: **** “Not just the best piece in Michelle Terry’s inaugural season, this is a landmark moment in the history of Shakespeare Globe.” The Guardian: **** ” Lloyd Malcolm’s play is often hortatory in tone but, in… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Confirmed for Eyam at the Shakespeare’s Globe

The Shakespeare’s Globe has announced full casting for Matt Hartley’s new play directed by Adele Thomas.  Opening at the theatre from the 15th September, cast for the production is set to include: Sam Crane, Priyanga Burford, Annette Badland, John Paul Connolly, Oliver Ryan, Will Keen, Sirine Saba, Adrian Bower, Norah Lopez-Holden , Howard Ward, Becci Gemmell, Luke MacGregor, Zora Bishop, Jordan Metcalfe and Rose Wardlaw. 1665. As the plague runs… Read More

Review Round Up: Othello, Shakespeare’s Globe

Mark Rylance and Sheila Atim star in Clare van Kampen’s production of Othello. Here’s what critics have been saying about it…  The Guardian: **** “in an age of concept-driven Shakespeare, it is refreshing to find a show that puts the emphasis squarely on the play and the acting.” WhatsOnStage: *** “In the end, for all… Read More

Shows Opening…August 2018

Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the shows to look out for during August… if you aren’t heading to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  1. Othello, Shakespeare’s Globe: now in previews at the theatre, this production is directed by Claire van Kampen. This production includes an impressive cast list such as Olivier Award winner Sheila Atim… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia

The Shakespeare’s Globe has confirmed casting for its upcoming production of Emilia, playing at the theatre from the 10th August.  ‘ Men, who forgetting they were born of women, nourished of women, and if they were not of the means of women, they would be quite extinguished out of the world, and a final end… Read More

Review Round Up: The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s Globe

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Blanche McIntyre’s production, playing at the Shakespeare’s Globe until the 14th October.  The Stage: *** “Blanche McIntyre is a director of textual sensitivity and she brings clarity, intelligence and insight to the play’s complexities and contradictions.” The Independent: *** “This is a solid production, but the quick-changing… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting Announced for Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe

The Shakespeare’s Globe has announced full casting for Claire van Kampen’s production of Othello, playing at the theatre from the 20th July.  The republic of Venice employs General Othello, a self-made man and a Moor, to defend its overseas territories against the Turks. As the Turkish threat gathers and Venetian forces are despatched to Cyprus, the… Read More