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FEATURED SHOW: Arrows & Traps’ Frankenstein at Brockley Jack Theatre, ★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you caught the Arrows & Traps’ “fearlessly inventive” adaptation of Frankenstein? The production has been nominated for two Offies – Best Director for Ross McGregor and Best Supporting Actor for Will Pinchin as the Creature – and is now continuing at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre on 21 October 2017. A selection of some of our favourite review quotes, as well as buzz …

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PHOTOS & VIDEO: Meet the monster & Mary Shelley behind a new take on Frankenstein

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In Arrows & Traps new adaptation of Frankenstein, running from 26 September to 21 October 2017 at west London’s Brockley Jack Theatre, the classic gothic novel’s author Mary Shelley is part of the play’s action. Watch the video and see creature transformation photos here – then get booking!






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The Taming of the Shrew Q&A podcast: What do modern feminists think of Shakespeare’s problem play?

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Is Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew inherently misogynistic? Particularly with its treatment of spirited Kate, the Shrew of the title, who is starved and mentally tormented into the role of an apparently submissive wife, is there any way around that charge?






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New post-show panel debate: Terri hosts discussion on misogyny at The Taming of the Shrew

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As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will host a post-show panel discussion on feminism and misogyny onstage following Lazarus Theatre’s re-imagining of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre on Thursday 30 July 2017.