Tag: Judi Dench

AYT Review: The Winter’s Tale

AYT Review: The Winter’s Tale

Originally published on A Younger Theatre


When Kenneth Branagh announced the formation of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company in April 2015, the West End was understandably buzzing with excitement. The last time Branagh had graced the boards in London, he won the Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for the title role in Ivanov. Now back with a series of plays in which he combines his gift for acting with an established directing career, the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company includes young and old performers alike and is drawing some of the very best in British talent to the Garrick Theatre for the next year. Kicking off the series with The Winter’s Tale, Branagh has brought one of the West End’s elite, Judi Dench, back to the stage.
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Fairy tales are so DENCH

So I’m feeling very cosmopolitan right now, sat in a coffee shop in the centre of London sipping a skinny iced latte (perfect drink for a sunny afternoon) with headphones in, sunglasses on (yes I’m inside but doesn’t that just add to the allure!) and iPad out, ready to begin my next entry. For this one I thought that I would continue my daily blogs (aren’t I on a roll!) with a play I saw earlier this year, a mini trip down memory lane if you please. This particular play I’ve chosen because it is part of a series that’s on in London this year and I recently booked tickets to see another in a couple of months.

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