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Review: Twelfth Night, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Apr 21, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Twelfth Night, Royal Exchange, Manchester

As someone from Stratford-upon-Avon, I’m no stranger to Shakespeare. Walking through the quaint town centre, you can’t shake a feathered quill without bumping into a street performer bellowing lines from King Lear.

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Kate O'Donnell as Feste in Twelfth Night photo Jonathan Keenan

Subverting Shakespeare: Northern Soul chats to Kate O’Donnell about making Feste a feisty female

Apr 19, 2017 Comments Off on Subverting Shakespeare: Northern Soul chats to Kate O’Donnell about making Feste a feisty female

I’ve never been behind the scenes at the Royal Exchange in Manchester, and so it feels peculiar to be heading for the stage door.

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Twelfth Night

Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

Mar 23, 2014 Comments Off on Investigating the Bard at Bolton Octagon

In the Octagon, Bolton has a successful theatre generating its own productions and receiving touring shows. Sounds like any other theatre, right?

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Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Photo credite Ian Tilton (6)

Twelfth Night: a refreshing adaptation by Bolton Octagon

Mar 8, 2014 Comments Off on Twelfth Night: a refreshing adaptation by Bolton Octagon

David Thacker’s relationship with Shakespeare is a substantial one. He has directed 28 productions of the Bard.

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Twelfth Night at The Lowry

Apr 13, 2013 Comments Off on Twelfth Night at The Lowry

It begins with the iconic soliloquy “If music be the food of love, play on.”

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