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Schiller thrillers: The Faction launches two-week SchillerFest at The Bunker, 31 October

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The Faction celebrate the work of 18th-century German powerhouse Friedrich Schiller with a two-week SchillerFest, at the Bunker Theatre from 31 October to 11 November 2017, showcasing his greatest plays and a line-up including Dame Eileen Atkins, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie and Guardian critic Michael Billington.

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The Faction’s production of Shakespeare’s comedy is sharp, stylish and straightforward – with some sparkling performances. There is no doubting that The Faction’s production of Shakespeare’s best comedy has plenty to make the audience laugh at, but there are occasional moments when it feels more chaotic that can make it difficult to follow.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… The Faction’s Mark Leipacher & Rachel Valentine Smith

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The Faction were excited by the idea of celebrating #Shakespeare400 in the spirit of the bard himself by creating something in a boundary breaking, irreverent way. Being part of the Selfridges Shakespeare Refashioned campaign has been a great way to push that idea as we present this full-fledged production in a new, albeit temporary, studio space in the heart of Selfridges.