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Review: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

July 11, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Rosencrantz and Guildenstern; Guildenstern and Rosencrantz: two minor characters in Shakespeare’s Hamlet who become protagonists in Tom Stoppard’s absurdist play, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The narrative dances around Shakespeare’s original lines as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern try to make sense of the confusing situation they find themselves in. Their lack of […]

‘La Tempesta’ in Mime

February 10, 2011

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Chocolate cakes and tape cassettes swinging from a washing line, a kangaroo wearing boxing gloves and dying clowns, an industrial robot and audacious nude performers, aerial acrobatics and melodramatic musical strains; these are just some of the theatrical treats enjoyed at this year’s International Mime Festival in London. The festival is difficult to typify. It is difficult, […]