Tag: theatre

Columnists
Genco and Nâzım in church
 

On a bitterly cold January evening, I walk with trepidation towards a grand, imposing church. Why trepidation? Because I know the temperature inside this magnificent venue is not going to be that different from the outside; I spent many hours trembling inside Union Chapel attending union meetings. The choice of the venue is perhaps anathema […]

Culture
Despite objections, Greek theatre enjoys second sell-out show at Magusa’s Salamis amphitheatre

For the second year running, a Greek play was staged at the ancient amphitheatre in Salamis, northern Cyprus. A 4,000 capacity audience watched the stunning performance of Antigone on Wednesday 28 Sept. Written by Sophocles around 441BC, this famous Greek tragedy was jointly produced by the National Theatre of Greece, the State Theatre of Northern Greece, […]

Ents & Leisure
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

“Totus mundus agit histrionem” (all the world’s a stage) If you’re after a theatre experience that takes you back to early 17th century Shakespearean London, then take a trip to the South Bank where one of the world’s most famous theatres is located. Although the original Globe has long gone, this modern version, built in […]