Oddsocks’ Romeo & Juliet: Capulet Rockers and Montague Mods…

Tuesday 11th July 2017 at RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Well, Oddsocks have gone and done it again! Approaching one of Shakespeare's most famous plays, Romeo and Juliet, they decided, naturally, to frame the whole story as a Mods and Rockers themed farce. Does that work? Well, yes actually! In the beautiful outdoor setting of... Continue Reading →

Macbeth: Ambitious, but like Macbeth, ‘O’erleaps itself’

York Theatre Royal. Tuesday 22nd November, 2016. ⭐️⭐️ This production from Volcano Theatre was hugely ambitious and very modern; as the advertising promised, it was 'a furious two hander' and both Mairi Phillips and Alex Harries, playing all roles, were bursting with energy and grit throughout (which must have been gruelling with such a high... Continue Reading →

Macbeth: A Hilariously Radical Re-brand for The Scottish Play

Harlow Carr, Tuesday 12th July 2016. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ With more energy and chaotic brilliance than bottled childhood, OddSocks' rendition of 'Macbeth' was quirky, refreshing and thoroughly off-the-charts bonkers (in the good way). For me, this is how Shakespeare should be tackled for the modern audience; fresh perspectives, lack of restriction and experimental creativity with central ideas.... Continue Reading →

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