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Everyone’s a critic: preview reviews are in for Benedict Cumberbatch as Hamlet

Two of our favourite topics collided this week in the ‘outrage’ at newspapers publishing early reviews of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet.  Yes, it’s the circular argument about whether it’s OK to review a preview, of which we have already written, and … Continue reading

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Hamlet at the Young Vic: though this be madness, yet there is method in’t

In a fascinating interview, director Ian Rickson states that “I don’t want to create a scheme which is neat and makes it easy for people to define what a play is because all great plays occupy a space which is … Continue reading

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