Shakespeare

Fit College: St Catz Vs Robinson

FIT COLLEGE: captivating Catz or ravishing Robinson. Cast your votes here.

The Tempest

This new production of The Tempest enchants LOUIS SHANKAR.

Cakespeare Proves Victorious

BETH SWORDS talks to Emma Powell about her most recent victory – Cakespeare – the Bard in cake form, soggy bottoms and tarts.

Cymbeline

This ambitious and confusing play isn’t done justice for LEYLA LESNIAREK-HAMID and CHLOE COLEMAN.

How not to learn lines

SARAH HOWDEN tries becoming the next Lawrence Olivier with only Google Suggestions to help her.

Richard III

HANNAH MIRSKY is left cold by a beautiful but problematic reworking of Shakespeare.

The Canon: A Literary Sketch Show

HANNAH MARCUS and ALEX LAAR enjoy a patchy evening of literary humour.

Two Gentlemen of Verona

BRONTE PHILIPS is impressed with this performance that gives Shakespeare’s play new life in its use of tasteful slapstick.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

CHLOE COLEMAN and LEYLA LESNIAREK-HAMID aren’t convinced by this twenties take on Shakespeare’s classic.

The Taming of the Shrew

Whilst not the best production of Shakespeare Cambridge has to offer, ABI BENNETT recommends this as a May Week afternoon well spent.

Is it Bard to mess with Shakespeare?

Absolutely not, says adaptation advocate OLI THICKNESSE, whilst Shakespeare purist LAURENCE TENNANT thinks if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it…

Diary of a 3rd Year: From the Fray

More musing in the depths of a finalist’s exam term from KATIE MAIR.

Hamlet

“Student theatre at its very best”: OLI THICKNESSE is blown away by this innovative take on Shakepeare’s classic tragedy.

Diary of a 3rd Year

Eyebrow plucking, the UL Reading Room and Aled from Radio 1: KATIE MAIR imparts some revision wisdom.

The Tab Festival Guide 2013

Our pick of this summer’s hottest festivals.

Richard III

CHLOE COLEMAN and MAGGIE BRIDGE recommend a Richard III who both compels and unnerves.

Cymbeline

JAKE ARNOTT finds a sillified Shakespeare which slips into sloppiness.

Richard II

KIERAN CORCORAN: Richard II talks the talk, but can it walk the walk?

Interview: Lenny Henry

NANCY NAPPER CANTER quizzes Lenny Henry on his new-found student life.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

AMI JONES has watched a play, past the wit of critic to say what play it was.