The Valley of Astonishment, Young Vic – It’s a reminder to us all that whatever our experience at any moment, there is, in Shakespeare’s terms, ‘a world elsewhere’.

In a recent article in the FT, Brook is quoted as saying that his “only aim in the theatre is that people, after the experience of one or two hours together, in some way leave more confident with life than when they came in”.  It is a worthwhile goal and no one could accuse the […]

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The Young Vic’s new season

The Young Vic has announced its new season which promises a few noteworthy plays that I would book early.  Juliet Stevenson is cast as Winnie in Becket’s Happy Day.s  The play, an allegory of the human condition, will be showing between January 23rd and February 22nd. For summer 2014, Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne return to London, […]

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