You can’t fault Dominic Hill for perseverance. Last summer, the artistic director of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre staged The Comedy Of Errors as part of Scottish Opera’s Live at No 40 Festival. It ran long enough to pick up a couple of five-star reviews, but only after disaster had struck. Before the show had even opened, some members of the company tested positive for Covid and five performances had to be cancelled, amounting to half the intended run.
If you managed to see it, you were one of the select few. That was a shame, because Shakespeare’s comedy went down a storm. Proving you can’t keep a good show down, Hill is having a second bash at it – this time with a month-long tour. After another year of uncertainty, he reckons the mood is still right for a breezy comedy about mistaken identity. [READ MORE]