Tag: Maxine Peake

Film Review: Maxine Peake as Hamlet

One of the hottest theatre tickets of the last few years has been Maxine Peake as Hamlet at Manchester’s Royal Exchange. Although not everyone was wholly convinced by the production, there were some truly great moments,...

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Maxine Peake talks to Northern Soul

Months ago, when the news that Maxine Peake was going to play Hamlet had just gone public, I asked her, in so many words, ‘”why?”. Her answer back then speaks volumes about the qualities of daring, lack of compromise and...

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