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Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost & Much Ado About Nothing, RSC, Opera House, Manchester

Dec 1, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost & Much Ado About Nothing, RSC, Opera House, Manchester

I visited London’s Old Vic recently to watch its overly intellectual presentation of Lear. Like a pretentious, post-modern meal, there is much to wonder at in this show, but it left me cold and hungry for something more filling. Impressive looking food doesn’t always taste that great. So it’s great to be back in Manchester and in safe hands seeing this Shakespearian double bill by the RSC and the Chichester Festival. 

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RSC director Christopher Luscombe talks to Northern Soul

Nov 25, 2016 Comments Off on RSC director Christopher Luscombe talks to Northern Soul

When the Royal Shakespeare Company’s pairing of Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (also known as Love’s Labour’s Won) arrives at Manchester Opera House, director Christopher Luscombe is hopeful that not only will there be a repeat of the Chichester Festival success but also his directorial triumph at the same venue recently with the rather different Rocky Horror Show.

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Gregory Doran

RSC Artistic Director Greg Doran talks to Northern Soul

Oct 21, 2014 Comments Off on RSC Artistic Director Greg Doran talks to Northern Soul

Gregory Doran is passionate about Shakespeare. From his schoolteacher’s enthusiasm for the subject to becoming artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Doran is the boy most likely to succeed when it comes to putting on a good show.

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