Doctor Faustus

Doctor Faustus

Christopher Marlowe’s most famous play, Doctor Faustus, tells the story of a man who, having learned everything it is possible to learn, is tempted to seek greater knowledge by selling his soul to the devil – a decision he comes to regret... 

Macbeth

Macbeth

Shakespeare’s much performed, much studied and much loved “Scottish Play”, Macbeth, is the third in this year’s “Vaulting Ambition” season of Bard in the Botanics.Some very interesting artistic decisions have been made for this production, and they have mixed success... 

Coriolanus

Coriolanus

William Shakespeare's Coriolanus tells the story of the Roman General Caius Marcius Coriolanus. An unparalleled soldier, things go bad when he stands as Consul and gets on the wrong side of the people he is foolish enough to admit to despising... 

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night, the opening show in this season’s Bard in the Botanics, takes place outdoors in Glasgow’s beautiful Botanic Gardens. The show is everything it should be: fun, accessible and with just enough interesting artistic decisions to keep it stimulating viewing to the most seasoned Shakespeare fan... 

Richard II

Richard II

Shakespeare's popular play Richard II recounts the fate of the famously decadent king as he spends his father’s fortune, places punitive taxes onto the poor, and spends his nobles’ money... 

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost follows the fortunes of King Ferdinand of Navarre and his three friends, who have made a vow that they will eschew women (among other things) for three years...