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Praising the Proscenium

I followed up my recent blog about the tension between thrust (and open) stages and proscenium arch theatres with a longer article published in The Stage today making basically the same points. Then, perhaps immodestly, I mentioned my article in a tweet. To my great surprise this provoked a reference to a well-argued Guardian blog […]

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“See better, Lear”

I’ve been up in Newcastle working with the RSC this week. We’ve been running our annual Sixth Form Conference at the Theatre Royal. This year’s conference was based around David Farr’s production of ‘King Lear’. I was talking about the play’s performance history – Kelly Hunter, who is playing Goneril led workshops based on her […]

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