Month: January 2013

David Tennant returns to the RSC to play Richard II

At a Press Conference in London today, the Royal Shakespeare Company announced its five-year strategy and its Winter 2013 season.  The headline announcement was that David Tennant will return to the RSC to play Richard II in their 2013 Winter Season. The news, though exciting to hear officially, had been circulating for some time.   Richard II will be a short six-week  run in Stratford from…

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The Effect (National Theatre, November 2012- January 2013)

‘Experiment begins‘. The audience is entering the auditorium of the Cottesloe Theatre, and they are also entering the waiting room of the Raushen Pharmaceutical Company where drug  trials will take place.  We are given wristbands to add to the effect that we are also patients in the trial.  Sitting on mustard yellow seats, on the red carpet the  next a small coffee…

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