Reviews

Following our Edinburgh run, we were awarded an Owle Schreame Award 2014 for innovation in classical theatre.

Praise for Lear’s Daughters:

‘Dispelling the complexities of Shakespearean language and hitting the nail right on the head, Isabelle Kettle’s production of Lear’s Daughters is exactly how Shakespeare should be handled – with innovation, great understanding and packed full of humanity’ – Alexandra Spencer-Jones, ActionToTheWord.

★★★★ Broadway Baby

‘a haunting, alarming and moving piece of drama… with their creative use of space, strong individual characterisation, and in the bold re-working of a text, this work should send an audience away desperate to grab a copy of King Lear and read it with very different eyes.’

★★★★ Plays to See

‘original and very effective… a fantastic adaptation…they have the audience’s undivided attention.’

★★★★ Edfringe Review

‘the performance [has] a depth and integrity that is astounding… an incredible and fresh adaptation of a very well known play’

★★★★ The Public Reviews

‘stripped of the dynastic complications of Shakespeare’s text, this speaks even more powerfully to a contemporary audience…an ingenious adaptation’

 

Olivia

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