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Director and cast of the RSC First Encounters Taming of the Shrew share their views

SHAKESPEARE: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Director Michael Fentiman, actors Katy Stephens (Petruchio) and Forbes Masson (Katherina) talk to Judi Herman about the RSC’s First Encounters version of the play, which has been touring schools in a stripped-down, fast-moving production, 75 minutes in length, with the male roles played by women and vice versa.

Shane Shambhu, artistic director of Altered Skin, talks about Power Games

ASIAN VOICES: SHANE SHAMBHU The artistic director of Altered Skin, whose physical theatre show, Power Games, is on a UK tour, talks to Suman Bhuchar about the nature of the company’s work.

Director Adele Thomas on The Knight of the Burning Pestle, a Renaissance mash up

INTERVIEW: ADELE THOMAS The director chats to Heather Neill about her production of Francis Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe), a Renaissance satire and screwball comedy which features two plays within a play.

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