Tagged with William Shakespeare

Shakespeare meets anime: Blast of Tempest review

Shakespeare meets anime: Blast of Tempest review


The saying goes that every basic story plot – love, revenge, adventure, you name it – is simply a reworking of a story already told by famous English playwright William Shakespeare several hundred years ago. So, does that mean that original stories just don’t exist any more and we should all just give up trying to write something … Continue reading

Ninagawa Company coming to The Barbican

Ninagawa Company coming to The Barbican


If you fancy seeing a stage adaption of Haruki Murakami’s brilliant novel Kafka on the Shore or a Japanese performance of Shakespeare’s tragedy Hamlet (or both!), you’ll want to book tickets at The Barbican sharpish. Ninagawa Company, the well-known Japanese theatre group, is bringing two highly-acclaimed performances to London in May. Ninagawa’s previous directorial credits … Continue reading