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Tartuffe at the RSC - Credit: Topher McGrillis

REVIEW | Tartuffe | RSC

Telling the story of a Pakistani Muslim family from Birmingham, the RSC’s adaptation of Moliére’s Tartuffe is superbly contemporary and brilliantly funny. Adapted by the writers of Goodness Gracious Me, The Kumars and Citizen Khan, Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto, it’s rich in humour. Telling the story of the Pervaiz family who are modern Muslims…

Michelle Bonnard Tartuffe at the RSC

INTERVIEW | Michelle Bonnard on Returning to her Roots in the RSC’s Tartuffe

The RSC are bringing Moliére’s classic Tartuffe right into 21stcentury Birmingham with this brand new version by BAFTA and Emmy-Award winning writers Anil Gupta and Richard Pinto. After writing hit TV shows such as The Office, Goodness Gracious Me, and The Kumars, this farcical play is set right in the heart of Birmingham’s Asian community….

RSC Merry Wives of Windsor

REVIEW | Merry Wives of Windsor | RSC

Tackling the comedy of Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor and making it appeal to a young audience seems like a challenge, but the RSC’s latest production is lavish, stylish and ludicrously funny. Director Fiona Laird has completely transformed this Shakespearean comedy with her totally modern approach. With bright colours, camp characters and lots of sparkle,…

REVIEW | RSC Mischief Festival – #WeAreArrested & Day Of The Living

The Mischief Festival returns to The Other Place at the RSC with a double-bill of two eye-opening and thought-provoking pieces of theatre. Exploring global questions of truth, freedom and corruption, both pieces shine a spotlight on issues in our modern society across the world. #WeAreArrested Set in Turkey, although resonates with any country, #WeAreArrested tells the…

Karen Fishwick and Bally Gill in the RSC's Romeo and Juliet

REVIEW | Romeo and Juliet | RSC

The RSC has brought the classic love story of Romeo and Juliet into a modern age with a production that tackles identity, gender and consuming love. Erica Whyman has taken the story of these two star-crossed lovers and elevated it into a contemporary world, stripped it back and created a really raw and honest piece…

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