Posts Tagged ‘English Touring Theatre’


English Touring Theatre bring Othello to Oldham Coliseum as part of a national tour, the same theatre and company that presented the superb Weir last year. This is an Othello with the ambition to relate to modern day events, to reflect the challenges we see both nationally and globally of ‘them’ and ‘us’. The set… Continue Reading →

The Weir

It is 20 years since Conor McPherson’s play The Weir premiered at the Royal Court, and ten years since I was captivated by the dialogue in a play reading group. ¬†English Touring Theatre’s performance at Oldham Coliseum was everything I hoped it would be, and more. ¬†The staging is intimate, the play perfectly paced and… Continue Reading →