RSC Troilus & Cressida Music and Speeches CD release!

‘I have made a sound-world resounding with the rhythm of battle!’ Evelyn is happy to announce the release of the CD recording of her score for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Troilus and Cressida, directed by Gregory Doran. This was made at the Varda Studio for the RSC’s own label. The recording also includes selected speeches from the play and music … Read More

Troilus & Cresssida review: Evening Standard

Sweeping and Confident Production of Shakespeare’s Rarely Performed Tragedy by Fiona Mountford (Photo by Helen Maybanks.) What a glorious play this is and so bewilderingly rarely performed. It’s in my top three Shakespeares (Twelfth Night and Hamlet, since you’re asking) and this sweeping and confident production from RSC boss Gregory Doran illustrates why. The drama’s all-pervasive tone of bitterness and … Read More

Troilus and Cressida, RSC, Stratford – review with pictures: Express & Star

Troilus and Cressida, RSC, Stratford – review with pictures: Express & Star by Marion Brennan (Photo by Helen Maybanks.) So director Greg Doran’s ‘gender-neutral’ staging of Troilus and Cressida is a nice ‘up yours’ to the Elizabethans who banned women from the stage, albeit 400 years on. The biggest traditionally male roles given to women here are those of the … Read More

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Review: Broadway World UK.

BWW Review: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, Royal Shakespeare Theatre by Louis Train Troilus and Cressida begins with a thunder of drums that knocks the programme out of your hands. The Trojan War, nearly at its end, has claimed thousands of lives; generals strategise, heroes exercise, and in the midst of it all, the Trojan prince Troilus (Gavin Fowler) has fallen for … Read More