Well, a bit of a storm blew up this weekend when it emerged that Shakespeare in the Park, a venerable New York institution which has been putting on productions in Central Park since the 1950s, is this year staging Julius Caesar in modern dress with a titular character who is blonde, has an eastern European wife, and (no spoiler to anyone who knows the play) get assassinated.
Antic Disposition (Southwark Cathedral)
Photograph by Scott Rylander
Although I went on the first night of their 2017 tour, this is a mature production of Henry V that has been on tour for at least one year, and it shows in the sure-footedness of the telling.
Grays Inn Hall (Antic Disposition)
This was a bit of a last minute one for me – I don’t know when I booked the tickets but I’d managed to forget I was going. And if I’d missed out that would have been a real shame*.