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Don Warrington as King Lear Photo: Jonathan Keenan

As one of Shakespeare’s most notoriously difficult roles to play, there have not been many versions of high renown, resulting in steep pressure and intense comparison for any new production, in this case with the recent National Theatre version directed by Sam Mendes. Nevertheless, this juggernaut reading, celebrating Talawa’s 30th anniversary as well as 400 […]

Photo: English National Ballet

Review: Giselle

An innovative and haunting re-imagining of an old classic, Akram Kahn’s Giselle almost lives up to expectations, lacking only a clear sense of narrative