Michelle Terry

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – giddy shenanigans with a brilliantly chaotic Puck
This bright, bold show tries to balance humour and darkness but tends to land on the silly side of things

Kate Wyver

23, May, 2023 @10:27 AM

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The week in theatre: Patriots; The Tempest; King Lear
Tom Hollander excels in Peter Morgan’s incisive oligarch drama; Deborah Warner directs a fine Tempest; and Michelle Terry plays both the Fool and Cordelia to Kathryn Hunter’s Lear

Susannah Clapp

17, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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King Lear review – Kathryn Hunter’s frail, fond old ruler almost unbearably affecting
Back in the role she first played in 1997, Hunter uses her extraordinary transformative powers to show us the king as a geriatric child at the head of a disintegrating nation

Mark Lawson

19, Jun, 2022 @12:06 PM

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‘There are lots of feelings!’ Michelle Terry on reopening Shakespeare’s Globe
The artistic director looks back at a year of crisis for the arts and ahead to a celebratory, livestreamed summer season

Chris Wiegand

11, May, 2021 @8:51 AM

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Quarantine Players: stars and theatre fans unite to perform Shakespeare solos
The Guardian and Shakespeare’s Globe present three new versions of speeches from the Bard’s plays, performed by professional actors and theatre lovers around the world

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

23, Apr, 2020 @11:24 AM

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The week in theatre: Death of a Salesman; Henry IV Part 1; Henry IV Part 2; Henry V – review
An outstanding cast portray a family stuck together while falling apart in the Young Vic’s Death of a Salesman

Susannah Clapp

19, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Henry IV Parts 1 and 2/Henry V review – a game of thrones with lots of leather
Michelle Terry is revelatory as Hotspur and Sarah Amankwah makes a majestic Henry in a valiant if uneven trilogy

Kate Wyver

13, May, 2019 @2:40 PM

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Macbeth review – real-life husband and wife make a dynamic duo
Paul Ready and Michelle Terry work brilliantly to create a central relationship that feels intimate and believable

Miriam Gillinson

16, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Motherland's Paul Ready: 'Michelle Terry and I are very much like the Macbeths!'
He has done politics in Bodyguard, horror in Utopia and comedy as Kevin in Motherland. Next up for Paul Ready is Shakespeare’s tragedy, alongside his wife, at the Globe

Emma John

12, Nov, 2018 @6:00 AM

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The week in theatre: Hamlet; As You Like It; Shirleymander – review
Michelle Terry’s reign as artistic director of the Globe begins with an assured, fast-paced double bill

Susannah Clapp

27, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Hamlet/As You Like It review – Michelle Terry's double-edged Globe debut
The new artistic director’s ensemble give some fine performances but this pairing raises questions about staging Shakespeare

Michael Billington

18, May, 2018 @10:53 AM

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'It's an eight-way tug of war!' Why has Shakespeare's Globe put everyone in charge?
Michelle Terry is kicking off her debut season by playing Hamlet in a daring double bill that gives everyone a say about everything. Can this heresy work? We find out at rehearsals

Bridget Minamore

16, May, 2018 @3:19 PM

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