Diving into The Deep Blue Sea

Leona Crawford reflects on the brittle brilliance of Carrie Cracknell’s production of The Deep Blue Sea. From the performances, to the costumes, to Tom Scutt’s haunting set design, she explores the lingering images of this bold National Theatre revival.

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Richard II: A Queen in Quarantine…

Much as England’s nobility battles for power in an ever-changing political imbroglio, Not The Way Forward Productions’ Richard II is an inconsistent, inconstant and intriguing piece of work.

Shakespeare in Quarantine: Othello

After the hustle and bustle of term time, and having been spared direct impact from the disease, I had a markedly quiet lockdown. It was a reversal to a simpler time, with fewer options, fewer…

Behind the Scenes: a preview of Richard II

With an idea that can frankly only be described as the right side of insane, Not the Way Forward Productions have rehearsed and filmed a fully digital production of Richard II during the vac lockdown, streaming free online from…