Dan Poole tagged posts

Theatre Review: Twelfth Night – HOME, Manchester

Twelfth Night by Filter at HOME, Manchester

Wacky, wild and wonderfully weird, Filter’s wonderfully off-kilter production of Twelfth Night is well worth a watch

Music is most definitely the food of love in Filter’s adaptation of Twelfth Night. In fact, rock music meets Shakespeare head on in this explosive reworking of Shakespeare’s lyrical play.

Twelfth Night tells the story of Viola, a young girl who is separated from her twin brother Sebastian following a shipwreck on the shores of Illyria...

Read More

Film Review: MUSE OF FIRE

Muse of Fire

MUSE OF FIRE is an original and inspiring documentary that will change the way you think of Shakespeare

From the RSC’s productions of Henry V and Othello to Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale and Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet, I’ve certainly enjoyed my fair share of the Bard this year. In the past 12 months, I have been lucky enough to review six Shakespeare theatre productions. To me, Shakespeare is a hero, but to others he is a villain...

Read More