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King Lear In A Nutshell!


Read what critics and bloggers had to say about Theatre In The Forest 2012: King Lear. Click the quotes to go to the full reviews...

"Beautifully lit, musically both daring and witty, this was a rare and unusual treat"

Ben Sharratt, The Stage

"Never mind Cordelia, I’ll tell you how much I love you King Lear"

Wayne Savage, East Anglian Daily Times


"Seven actors, the open air, and a minimal set holding an audience's rapt attention for two and a half hours"

Glen Pearce, The Public Reviews


"Infinitely accessible to younger audiences"

Paul Couch, What's On Stage


"Red Rose Chain provides Suffolk with an annual attraction of which we can be truly proud"

Joe Cassels, The Town Herald


"I figured it was one of the best introductions to Shakespeare I could give the kids, and I wasn’t wrong"

Jax Blunt, Live Otherwise blog

"Bringing Shakespeare’s work to life in the most colourful way imaginable"

Wendy Cook, Ipswich 24


"Rollicking good fun... an eccentric delight"

Steve Hawthorne, Grapevine Live


"As soon as you arrive you know this will be a performance of Shakespeare like no other"

Liz Cobbold, Adnams