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I KNOW YOU OF OLD – Hope Theatre

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David Fairs flips comedy into tragedy with apparent ease – the fluidity of the text belies the time and effort taken to rework a Shakespearean script and give it a whole new angle. Puritans may argue that Shakespeare is not a playwright to be mess about with, but the care and respect Fairs gives to The Bard only further showcases his writing prowess.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… GOLEM Theatre

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These are the people that scoff at Emma Rice, the ones that balk at such drastic notions as re-enacting Shakespeare in the modern day. Thankfully, GOLEM Theatre do not fall into such a category – their latest production, I Know You Of Old, bases itself initially on Much Ado About Nothing, albeit with a few changes to the plot, characterisation, time period and location.