Author Archives: Lesel Dawson

King Lear and The Cherry Orchard @ The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Originally published in The  Huffington Post, 9 March 2013.   Andrew Hilton’s production of King Lear, currently at Bristol’s Tobacco Factory until March 24, is a gripping rendition of Shakespeare’s most distressing tragedy, unadorned by heavy-handed gimmicks and sensitive to the text. As usual with anyShakespeare at the Tobacco Factory production, part of its strength comes from its excellent […]