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Review: Twelfth Night – Granada (***)

Grenada’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is available: – As a DVD from Amazon UK for £8.99 / $13 – As a DVD from Amazon.com for $26 Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above.  Our Bottom Line: This isn’t the best production of Twelfth Night I’ve seen. It’s worth a look, if only for the historical perspective it gives of styles of English Shakespearean productions in the 60’s / 70’s. …Read More

Benedict Cumberbatch in NT-Live Hamlet – Tickets on Sale and Actor Profile

As you may be aware, Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing Hamlet at the Barbican, London and his performance will be broadcast via NT-Live to cinemas  on Thursday 15th October (at least in the UK) with an encore performance on 20th October. Tickets are on sale as from Monday, 16th March. (I’ve just booked mine on Tuesday 17th March, using my Picture House membership card – cost £40 – and the cinema …Read More

Michelle Terry starring in RSC Loves Labours Lost and Love Labours Won

A profile of Michelle Terry in Words, Pics, and Video Clips With her performances with the RSC in Love’s Labour’s Lost as Rosaline, and in Love’s Labour’s Won (better known as Much Ado About Nothing) as Beatrice, Michelle Terry will become better known around the world, particularly with the  onscreen broadcasts  of those two shows in the near future. So who is the actor Michelle Terry, and what is her background …Read More

Gemma Arterton as Duchess of Malfi (To be reviewed 9th March)

The Duchess of Malfi will be broadcast in the UK on 9th March. We will review it and publish it here. Pics, and text and video about Gemma Arterton and Duchess of Malfi: Gemma Amerton will be starring as Duchess of Malfi in the Globe’s Onscreen Broadcast of The Duchess of Malfi on 26th February for most cinemas in the U.S., and on 9th March here in the U.K. For those of …Read More