Review of Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret at the Barbican

The Weimar Cabaret playing at the Barbican is a rich and deep delight of musical talent mixed with political nuance sensitively communicated. That this show is Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret, Humphries best known for the not nuanced humour of Edna Everage and her gladioli should make this unlikely but in fact the evening’s success everything … Read more Review of Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret at the Barbican

Review of The First Hamlet at The Cockpit Theatre

Hamlet

This is a rare and fascinating opportunity to see the first known text edition of the tragedy, the one published in 1603, a year before the more familiar, rather different and much expanded version of Hamlet, known as the Second Quarto. Debate rages over whether this First Quarto version of Hamlet, was an early draft written by Shakespeare … Read more Review of The First Hamlet at The Cockpit Theatre