By Darryl Griffiths
Bringing a contemporary feel to a work of Shakespeare is arguably a daunting and quite audacious prospect for anyone, especially with the purists ever-ready to sharpen their tongues. But reinterpreting a play that is one of the least performed and recognisable on a wide scale, you have to wonder.. what was Ralph Fiennes thinking when agreeing to such a gig??
By Helen Cox
Hollywood has a lot to answer for when it comes to trashing the treasures of my childhood but as I am not a joyless film critic for a national newspaper or a French literary critic lacking any sense of social sensitivity I will not be using the phrase “partying with ghosts” or the word “rape” in this review. Except just now, of course, when I had to use it to explain that I wasn’t going to use it. Continue reading
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