Richard II

Richard II programme
Richard II programme

I love The Globe. I love its atmosphere, being in the open air, the live music and the interaction between performers and groundlings. I’m happy to report this season’s Richard II delivers on all counts. The haughty king, his pampered courtiers and rebellious nobles are brought vividly to life in a glittering and unexpectedly funny production.
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Richard II

King John

King John programme
King John programme

Candle-lit, incense-infused, thrilling and atmospheric, King John as performed at Northampton’s Holy Sepulchre Church was everything you want an immersive theatre experience to be. This little-performed play by Shakespeare made a powerful impact in this unique setting, with the power struggles and violence of the Middle Ages being brought vividly to life. I was close enough to the action to see real tears, spit and snot. As I said, it was immersive… Continue reading “King John”

King John