Read more about the article REVIEW: The Tempest, Shakespeare’s Globe (2022)
Ciaran O'Brien as Caliban and Ferdy Roberts as Prospero (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Tempest, Shakespeare’s Globe (2022)

Cringeworthy Shakespeare "Then all afire with me: the king’s son, Ferdinand,With hair up-staring, then like reeds, not hair,Was the first man that leaped; cried,‘Hell is empty And all the devils…

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Hamlet, Sam Wanamaker (2022)
Cast of Hamlet Photo: Johan Persson)

REVIEW: Hamlet, Sam Wanamaker (2022)

If you have ever seen Shit Faced Shakespeare where an unknown member of the cast will drink real alcohol while the rest remain sober, you would see a contemporary version of Shakespeare as a comedy designed to make you laugh.  In this version of Hamlet at the beautifully recreated Shakespearean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the idea is to show Hamlet as a psychopathic, woman hating, selfish aristocrat who tells Fortinbras to fuck off and can handle a can of spray paint. 

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