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Review of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s fine version of Julius Caesar (linked). While Angus Jackson gives us a conventional swords and sandals interpretation, the high quality of acting makes this essential viewing.

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The Wars of The Roses at Kingston-on-Thames revives the 1963 RSC John Barton and Peter Hall’s adaptation of Henry VI Parts I. II and III plus Richard III into three plays in a day. It was our second three plays in a day in a week.

Joely Richardson (Margaret of Anjou)  Alex Waldmann (Henry VI) Michael Xavier (Earl of Suffolk) The Wars at The Rose Theatre. Photo by Mark Douet  I80A2422 sized

The Wars of The Roses overview (LINKED)

SEE LINKS BELOW FOR EACH PLAY

Henry VI … 11 am (REVIEW LINK)

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Edward IV … 3 pm  (REVIEW LINK)

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Richard III … 7.30 pm  (REVIEW LINK)

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Review of Shakespeare’s King John at the Globe in London. This production for Magna Carta year has also played in churches, but here was in the open air on a sunny afternoon. A much better play than I had ever realized.

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