The Winter’s Tale, Cheek by Jowl at the Barbican

act one I love (most of) Shakespeare but I’m not afraid to admit that sometimes I struggle. Cheek by Jowl’s Winter’s Tale is a no-struggle zone. It’s not ‘dumbed down’ (whatever the fuck that means) and it’s not pretentious. It’s simply really great theatre. It’s pristine. This is probably some of the clearest Shakespearean acting… Continue reading The Winter’s Tale, Cheek by Jowl at the Barbican