That’s how history happens: Rafaella Marcus reviews Glenda Jackson in King Lear.
“Make no mistake, this is backlash.” Rafaella Marcus on the reactionary message that Emma Rice’s departure from The Globe sends.
The walls that keep us in and the walls that keep us out: Rafaella Marcus reviews Clean Break’s double bill in Edinburgh.
“An evening of echoes and ripples” Rafaella Marcus reviews Gate Theatre’s exploration of the House of Atreus.
“But. But but but. We have to talk about the production’s sexual politics.” Rafaella Marcus takes on Jamie Lloyd’s Doctor Faustus.
Pippa Nixon is currently playing Ariel in Dominic Droomgoole’s The Tempest. Here, she talks gender flipping Shakespeare, cutting her hair for the part of Rosalind, and why there are so many more mouthwatering roles women should be allowed to play.
“This is not, after all, Moffat’s first time at the feminist shit-storm rodeo”: Rafaella Marcus argues that when it comes to telling womens’ stories, points for trying just isn’t enough.
Director Sam Yates on the political dimension of Shakespeare’s late plays and making his debut in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.