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The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Read not Dead) @ Sackler Studios, Shakespeare’s Globe, 2013

Review by Peter Kirwan Originally published on The Bardathon, 20 February 2013. ‘Post-modern before the term was even invented’. So runs the blurb on Shakespeare’s Globe’s ‘Read not Dead‘ webpage, and it’s a fitting description of Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle. A failure when first performed, and an often difficult play in modern revival, the Read not […]