Gregory Doran

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Cymbeline review – Shakespeare’s knotty romance is a fabulous farewell for Doran
Departing artistic director Greg Doran reinvigorates this tale of a royal family in crisis with clarity and intelligence

Mark Lawson

04, May, 2023 @2:53 PM

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Gregory Doran: ‘Shakespeare defines things when you can’t’
As the RSC’s artistic director steps down after 35 years and 50 shows, he talks about the productions he’s most proud of, his new memoir, and the loss of his husband, the actor Antony Sher

Kate Kellaway

23, Apr, 2023 @12:00 PM

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The week in theatre: The Seagull; The Southbury Child; Richard III
The action’s all in the detail in Jamie Lloyd’s spellbound Chekhov; Alex Jennings excels as a vicar refusing to find the common touch; and Richard III falls short of its health warning

Susannah Clapp

10, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Richard III review – Shakespeare’s supervillain breezes through the bloodbath
Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Arthur Hughes is the scheming sociopath in a production of magisterial stagecraft that builds to a powerful climax

Arifa Akbar

01, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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It’s time for the Royal Shakespeare Company to be led by an actor | Michael Billington
Gregory Doran has achieved much at the RSC and directed some fine productions. Let’s have an actor in charge next: how about Adjoa Andoh or Simon Russell Beale?

Michael Billington

25, Apr, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Gregory Doran to step down after a decade as artistic director at RSC
Praised for his ‘extraordinary contribution’, Doran made the company more inclusive, accessible and accountable

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

22, Apr, 2022 @10:39 AM

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Gregory Doran takes leave from RSC to care for terminally ill Antony Sher
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director has taken compassionate leave to care for his husband, the celebrated actor

Chris Wiegand

10, Sep, 2021 @10:13 AM

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Bard day’s work: what I learned from eavesdropping on RSC rehearsals
The Royal Shakespeare Company is letting the public watch the usually secret processes towards performance – from clapping games to verse sessions

Michael Billington

14, Jun, 2021 @3:15 PM

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RSC completes £8m project to update theatre’s costume department
The Guardian given preview of teams making props and costumes for The Comedy of Errors

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

10, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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RSC plans Stratford garden theatre for summer reopening
Temporary performance space will be ‘symbol of regeneration’ and stepping stone to return indoors

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

22, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The RSC at 60: the glorious past and vital future of a theatrical revolution
The Royal Shakespeare Company survived establishment resistance and economic storms to become a powerhouse. How should it now change?

Michael Billington

19, Mar, 2021 @1:14 PM

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Is this an avatar I see before me? Audience takes to stage in virtual Shakespeare play
Video game software enables actors to interact with viewers
in real-time fantasy

Dalya Alberge

07, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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