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Theatre on Thursday | The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Perfomance: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Performance Type: Play/Musical

Location: Liverpool Everyman Theatre

Date: 29th October 2016

Rating: 3 Stars

Over the past few months I have been enjoying and immersing myself in the world of live theatre and performance. I’ve been to see plays, concerts, and musicals, and really enjoyed the variety of shows I have watched. So, after reviewing just one of these (The Killers Wonderful Wonderful Tour Date which can be viewed here), I have decided to review each theatre trip individually. And because we all like an alliterative title, I’m going to call it ‘Theatre on Thursday’.

This week’s review is of a show that I actually saw quite some time ago. When Emma first moved in, she told me all about a show she had seen in Oxford when visiting friends, and as she had really enjoyed it, she asked if I would like to go and see it when it showed at the Liverpool Everyman theatre. The problem? It was Shakespeare’s Two Gentleman of Verona, and I am not usually the biggest fan of anything Shakespeare. It was a modern adaptation, and Emma had rated it highly, so I decided that I would give it a go. Continue reading “Theatre on Thursday | The Two Gentlemen of Verona”

General, Travel

London: Day 2

I really do love being a tourist in London. I love walking through the old squares, navigating the tube, and taking in the array of people and smells that permeate the streets. I even like London when it is freezing cold, which is a good thing really, because when we woke up on Sunday morning, it was snowing. Unfortunately the snow wasn’t sticking in the city, but there was a layer of sludgy ice on the floor and the temperatures were Baltic. Sunday was all about the Harry Potter Studio Tour in Watford to see Hogwarts in the Snow, and it really turned out to be a day that was affected by the snow: it tooketh and it gaveth in equal measures.

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