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An imaginative journey into the life and work of an elusive Roman poet
The revival of Vivaldi’s late opera was well directed, staged and sung, but missed an opportunity
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Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female production finds truth and resonance in Shakespeare
Phyllida Lloyd’s team return with another all-female production of Shakespeare’s seminal historical drama
With a new female Hamlet and Henry IV about to take to the stage, is cross-gender casting of Shakespeare’s great roles more than a gimmick?
Dromgoole’s staging is fleet, urgent, exciting and dangerous
Decrying your opponent’s clever use of words is a clever way to use words
Companies should treat military metaphors with care, writes Lawrence Freedman
Richard Gere in a money-and-manslaughter thriller, Barry Levinson tackles eco-horror, plus Shakespeare in an Italian prison
A highly charged, uncomfortably edgy production, set in an all-female prison, is led by some superb performances
This Chinese tale of conflict between love and duty has universal appeal
The experiences of a minor character are the focus of a new play at the Royal Shakespeare Company
Insightful pen portraits of Rome’s rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian
‘Could the education secretary really know that I was taking CC#3 out of school? I certainly felt horribly guilty’
A convincing study into the power of rhetoric
An Oxford Garden Fellow talks cannabis with the Garden Fellow at the Royal College of Physicians
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