Hamlet – RADA

I was not one of the happy few to get a ticket in the ballot. Fortunately, Michael Billington was. Here are his views on the new Branagh’s revival of Hamlet starring Tom Hiddleston for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA). Billington is, in my opinion, one of the most knowledgeable, conscientious, and reliable contemporary Shakespearean … More Hamlet – RADA

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

While we may battle for a priceless ticket to watch Branagh’s new production of Hamlet  with Tom Hiddleston at the RADA, it is in fact the comparatively undervalued amateur theatre that keeps drama alive. The Curve Young Company and Community Production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Leicester may lack great performances but it is … More A Midsummer Night’s Dream