Tag Archives: RSC Open Stages

If you build it they will come

Tempting though it was to write another blog post about women’s attitudes to their own looks/self-esteem/each-other in the wake of Samantha Brick’s unintentionally hilarious article in the Daily Mail today, I am instead writing on the rather drier topic of … Continue reading

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Dad’s Army or Shakespeare in Love?

I haven’t posted here since the beginning of the year.  Why? Lack of time? Not sure what to say? Mostly what I have been saying is: “Don’t panic” “It will all be fine” “There has been progress….” In fact at … Continue reading

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Welcome to the War Zone

And I don’t just mean Christmas parties and Christmas shopping! Our last two rehearsals have concentrated on the end of the play, which culminated yesterday night with me issuing the instruction ‘anyone who isn’t actually dead at this point can … Continue reading

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Riot Girls!

This week’s rehearsals have been really exciting – counting down to the point where everyone in the cast will have rehearsed at least one scene (just two more people to go!). On Sunday our biggest group of actors so far … Continue reading

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Thus falls Caesar

Last week’s rehearsals were ones of great contrast. On Sunday we focussed on Brutus at home.  Her relationships with her secretary, Lucius, and her wife, Portia.  We also looked at the scene with Ligarius and briefly at the street scene … Continue reading

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