Twelfth Night (3)

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The Young Vic Theatre

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Photo by Johan Persson

It can sometimes be more difficult to review a show you didn’t like than one you – just repeating “I loved it” four hundred times might feel proportionate but not very informative for the reader. Lucky, then, that the Young Vic’s musical Twelfth Night was both brilliant and surprisingly meaty.

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Measure for Measure (2)

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23rd October 2015

Young Vic

I was hoping for a contrast to the Globe’s very traditional staging, and boy did I get it in spades. I don’t know if the production came with an adult content warning, but I felt like it should have done – if only because it took all the sex so much more seriously…

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