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Review added of Volpone (FOLLOW LINK HERE) at the Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Trevor Nunn and with Henry Goodman as Volpone. Sometimes modern dress works. This is a sublime example, set squarely in 2015. Five stars.

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Annette McLaughlin as Lady Politic Would-Be and Volpone (Henry Goodman) faking illness

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Review added of John Ford’s Love’s Sacrifice by The Royal Shakespeare Company. This play has not been performed in 400 years and is produced as the “best play” from a list of late 16th / early 17th century plays which had never been performed in modern times. An absolutely stunning RSC production does it full justice.

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Review of Christopher Marlowe’s The Jew of Malta (1589) at the RSC Swan Theatre in a fabulous all-out Royal Shakespeare Company production. The Jew of Malta (10)

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Review added of the RSC production of The Roaring Girl. The 1611 play about Moll Cutpurse, who used to dress as a man, is set in 1890s London.

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