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Shakespeare in Love

Noel Coward Theatre, London
Shakespeare in Love
Noel Coward Theatre, London
Our Review 4 / 5

Plagued by debt, tormented by writer’s block and in desperate need of a new hit, promising new playwright Will Shakespeare finds his muse in the form of passionate young noblewoman, Viola De Lesseps. Their forbidden love soon draws everyone, including Queen Elizabeth herself, into the drama and inspires Will to write the greatest love story of all time, Romeo and Juliet.

Opening date |
2nd July 2014
Available until |
18th April 2015
Categories |
Declan Donellan

Noel Coward Theatre Venue Information

Noel Coward Theatre, 85-88 St Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4AU
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Customer reviews

Our Review of Shakespeare in Love


Our greatest-ever playwright gets comparatively short-shrift in the West End these days, apart from the occasional stage sighting of a star vehicle (Catherine Tate and David Tennant in Much Ado About Nothing a few years ago; Mark Rylance in Twelfth Night, transferred from Shakespeare's Globe; or James McAvoy in Macbeth and Martin Freeman in Richard III both at Trafalgar Studios). Read more


Our latest review of this show by Mark Shenton on 6 Feb 2015 can be found here Read more

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