YSP perform a heartwarming Pericles, Prince of Tyre

York Shakespeare Project go from strength to strength in celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death with their 29th play, this truly heart-warming rendition of one of the bard’s lesser (co-written) plays. Continue reading

Bronzehead Theatre take Richard II to English gardens

Richard II came to the Stained Glass Centre in St Martin-Cum-Gregory. (Photo by Mikes Oakes)

Director Tom Straszewski pays apt homage to the garden of England so worshipped in this underperformed historical play by decking out a fully committed site-sensitive performance with vines, flowers, ladders and live turf lining the aisle of his actors’ traverse stage. Continue reading

Drums in the Night offers a different look at WWI

As wars still rage and politics hold us hostage, this election term seems the perfect setting for, Drums in the Night, Bertolt Brecht’s early play about passion, revolution, grief and action. Continue reading