Tag Archives: Kenneth Branagh

Why Should We Bother to Care? The Entertainer at the Garrick Theatre

Saturday 27th August 2016, matinée We’re sure it was no coincidence that Kenneth Branagh’s season at the Garrick Theatre has been topped and tailed by two plays about performers – Harlequinade, an affectionate homage to a post-war travelling theatre company, … Continue reading

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The Painkiller leaves us numb at the Garrick Theatre

Saturday 2nd April 2016, matinée As we made our way to the Garrick Theatre for our second in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company season, we wondered how we would fare with our severely restricted view seats this time.  We had changed … Continue reading

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Our revels now are just beginning: The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company brings Harlequinade to the Garrick

Saturday 19th December 2015, matinée Well, we didn’t plan it this way, but we seem to have got ourselves into an endless loop of backstage comedies, first with Ben Hur at the Tricycle, then with Peter Pan Goes Wrong, and … Continue reading

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The medium is the message: NT Live brings Manchester’s Macbeth to the screen

20th July 2013 When we heard that Kenneth Branagh’s new production of Macbeth, staged as part of the Manchester International Festival in a tiny deconsecrated church, and sold out within minutes, was going to be given the NT Live treatment, … Continue reading

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