Author: Shake & tumble

ken-branagh: All is True, dir. Kenneth Branag…


All is True, dir. Kenneth Branagh

When the renowned Globe Theatre in London burns to the ground during a 1613 performance of William Shakespeare’s play Henry VIII, the 49-year-old playwright, poet and actor returns to his home in Stratford-upon-Avon to face a troubled past and his disregarded family. 

loveofromance: Daisy Ridley in Ophelia (2018)…


Daisy Ridley in Ophelia (2018)

Wanted to see Ophelia, but the screening I went to was canceled due to technical difficulties (i.e. the projector carked it). Hoping it will be out on BluRay soon



Love a good Hamlet. Wish it was recorded; smaller theatres are beginning to broadcast modernized productions. The only other female Hamlet I have seen is Maxine Peake.

I really hope this production has been film!


Trailer for Viola (dir. Matías Piñeiro, 2012):…

Trailer for Viola (dir. Matías Piñeiro, 2012): “A group of actresses performing in a production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night get caught up in a web of romantic intrigue and revelation.”

Must try and track down a copy of this.



More images of Ruth Negga as Hamlet at Gate Theater Dublin, (21 Sept-27 Oct 2018)

theonekierce: Im seeing Hamlet in the Gate The…


Im seeing Hamlet in the Gate Theatre this evening and i am d Y I N G so heres This

Aspen Trees for ‘lamentation’, Cistus Gum for ‘I shall die tomorrow’, and Coltsfoot for ‘justice shall be done’



First look at Ruth Negga as Hamlet photographed by Chris Sutton  (opening 21 Sept @ Gate Theater, Dublin)

publictheater:Revenge, rage, grief, and delusi…


Revenge, rage, grief, and delusion thunder upon the Delacorte as

Tony® and Emmy® Award winner, John Lithgow, takes the stage as one of theater’s great tragic heroes, King Lear

Tony® winner Daniel Sullivan directs Shakespeare’s classic drama about a King who loses everything—including his mind—when he disowns his favorite daughter, and finds himself betrayed in return. 

shakespearesglobeblog: Love’s Labour’s Lost in…


Love’s Labour’s Lost in production.

Director Nick Bagnall brings Shakespeare’s rarely performed play to life in a world of wonder. Join the King of Navarre, the Princess of France and all their friends as they navigate this fairy tale in our jewel box theatre.

Love’s Labour’s Lost is in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse until 15 September 2018.

Photography by Marc Brenner.