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Into the Wild with Timothy O’Brien’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

I’m revisiting the RSC’s Into the Wild exhibition again, where one of the costumes from the RSC’s 1973 Love’s Labour’s Lost is exhibited. It’s the formal version of Rosaline’s costume (Estelle Kohler) with a train and matching parasol. One of … Continue reading

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Looking at Leontes: The Winter’s Tale in stitches at the RSC

Last week I wrote about the three costumes for Prospero in The Tempest which form part of the RSC’s exhibition of historic costumes, Into the Wild. Just opposite them stand three quite different costumes, for the character Leontes in The … Continue reading

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Prospero’s Costumes on Display: In Stitches with the RSC

The RSC’s Costume Exhibition Into the Wild features three costumes for different Prosperos in The Tempest. It’s the play in which the designer can let his imagination run riot as he or she attempts to create a suitable setting for … Continue reading

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The Royal Shakespeare Company in Stitches: celebrating costume

Three cheers for the RSC’s latest linked exhibitions, In Stitches, A celebration of RSC Costume. The first, Into the Wild, highlights the twentieth-century Shakespeare costume through thirty-five examples drawn from the RSC Collection, while Costume Craft ¬†illustrates the processes by … Continue reading

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