Tag Archives: Rupert Goold
Hollow Crown

Year of Shakespeare: Henry IV – Part 2 on the BBC

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Henry IV – Part 2, dir. Richard Eyre, 14 July 2012 on BBC 2 By Will Sharpe We begin, again, in the tavern – this production’s spiritual home – […]

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Richard II

Year of Shakespeare: Richard II on the BBC

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Richard II, dir. Rupert Goold, 30 June 2012 on BBC 2 By Pete Orford It comes as quite a shock, after the bounty of international Shakespeares this year, to come […]

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Wyndham's Theatre

Much Ado about ‘Much Ado’

To the Wyndham’s theatre last Thursday to see Josie Rourke’s production of Much Ado About Nothing starring David Tennant as Benedick and Catherine Tate as Beatrice. A small coach full of colleagues (staff and volunteers) from The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust made the much anticipated jaunt down from Stratford-upon-Avon. We were not disappointed, and it was […]

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