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Interview on Shakespeare with Yvonne Murphy, Omidaze Director

23 April 2017

To celebrate Shakespeare’s official birthday, director and producer Yvonne Murphy has shared with us some thoughts on Shakespeare and the latest Omidaze (Oh My Days!) production...

Hamlet at the Almeida: A review by @EmiGarside

2 April 2017

A review by Dr Emily Garside Hamlet is a play that is familiar even to those with no direct experience of the play – whether it’s a general knowledge of a much-adapted plot...

A Play of Two Halves: Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Marvellous Pretenders, 2-4 March 2017

7 March 2017

DARREN FREEBURY-JONES   A Midsummer Night’s Dream is probably my favourite Shakespeare comedy. I have fond memories of playing Demetrius in a production several years ago,...

The Duchess of Malfi by @actonecardiff 23-25 February

23 February 2017

Some of my favourite productions of early modern plays have been by Act One (The Merchant of Venice, Macbeth etc), the Cardiff University Drama Society. Dr Johann Gregory Find out more...