Tag: I Know You Of Old

Review: I Know You Of Old

Review: I Know You Of Old

For an interview with creators David Fairs and Anna Marsland, please see the accompanying article.

For more information on I Know You Of Old, please refer to the accompanying news article.


David Fairs flips comedy into tragedy with apparent ease – the fluidity of the text belies the time and effort taken to rework a Shakespearean script and give it a whole new angle. Puritans may argue that Shakespeare is not a playwright to be mess about with, but the care and respect Fairs gives to The Bard only further showcases his writing prowess.

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Interview: GOLEM Theatre, “We’re taking a comedy and looking at the darkness and shame at its heart”

Interview: GOLEM Theatre, “We’re taking a comedy and looking at the darkness and shame at its heart”

For more information on I Know You Of Old, please refer to the accompanying news article.


William Shakespeare is not a playwright to be messed with, but one to be respected and honoured with accurate, classical reconstructions from his extensive portfolio… Not the opinion of this particular journalist, but one that is entrenched within a certain breed of theatregoer even among the cosmopolitan, progressive landscape of London. These are the people that scoff at Emma Rice, the ones that balk at such drastic notions as re-enacting Shakespeare in the modern day.

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