This joyous and lively production, starring Tamsin Greig, is one of the best versions of Shakespeare’s comedy I’ve ever seen.
I, Malvolio is Tim Crouch’s retelling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night through the eyes of the blighted and picked-upon puritan, Malvolio. It’s the fourth time Crouch has written such an adaptation, which he hopes will “unlock Shakespeare for young audiences”.
To mark World Theatre Day (Friday 27 March 2020), the Royal Shakespeare Company is inviting people to join a live ‘watch along’ from their living rooms on 11 April of a recording of their 2017 production of Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night, featuring Adrian Edmondson as Malvolio and Kara Tointon as Olivia.
A selection of much-loved National Theatre Live productions will be made available to watch on YouTube for free over the next two months.
The RSC’s winter season features a musical version of The Magician’s Elephant & an epic Wars of the Roses staging.
Shakespeare’s Globe’s summer season 2020 will include Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night and Antony & Cleopatra.
As a slightly weary Twelfth Night veteran, personally I enjoyed this more sombre adaptation of the play, which remains accessible to newcomers while offering a fresh perspective to those who’ve seen it before.
“The funniest and bawdiest Shakespeare I have seen” – Reviews and audiences have been laughing themselves seasick at OVO Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night, which sets the action aboard an ocean liner. Take a look at some of our favourite reactions then book your tickets!
A Shakespearean time machine: The 1920s puts Ovo’s Twelfth Night into a completely new perspective.
OVO’s reimagining of Twelfth Night brings a fresh perspective to a story many of us will have seen several times before, and that in itself is quite an achievement.
Twelfth Night in the roaring twenties? OVO Theatre brings its inventive musical take on Shakespeare to the Rose Playhouse.
Life aboard the high seas in OVO Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night is full of music, relaxation and cocktails that just won’t stay in their shakers, certainly according to these brilliant production images. Take a look, then book your tickets!
Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is given a jazz-age twist in a new musical version of the classic comedy currently entertaining audiences at The Rose Playhouse. And instead of taking place in the Bard’s Illyria, the action in this production takes place on an ocean liner. Book your tickets now!
Director Adam Nichols chatted to Emma Clarendon about his latest production a new take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night.
Anna Girvan’s music festival themed production of Twelfth Night has plenty of nice elements to it – but can get carried away with itself at times.
Here are a few of LLLC’s top picks for shows opening this month… The Dame, Park Theatre: Peter Duncan stars in Katie Duncan’s play which had a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe. It sees seasoned Pantomime Dame Ronald Roy Humphrey in a nostalgic mood as the final curtain comes down – but it also sees him forced to confront matters he would rather forget…. Approaching Empty, Kiln Theatre: playing… Read More
Gorgeous design, cunning direction and a dreamy cast combine for the pure pleasure of Twelfth Night, an early Christmas present from Melbourne Theatre Company.
Europe’s first ever pop-up Shakespearean Theatre – Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre – has announced its expansion for 2019 with a summer residency of nine weeks at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.
So what can be done to make Shakespeare less boring, or prove that Shakespeare isn’t boring (depending on how you look at it)? It does feel to me that we’re in the middle of a golden age of Shakespeare productions.
If nothing else Wils Wilson has produced a rollicking evening of entertainment in Twelfth Night at Bristol Old Vic, even if it is only a surface level take on this most beguiling of masterpieces.