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Magical: The Box of Delights, at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, reviewed

25 November 2023

9:00 AM

25 November 2023

9:00 AM

The Box of Delights

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, until 7 January 2024

The Merchant of Venice 1936

Malvern Theatres, touring until 10 February 2024

In Stratford-upon-Avon, the wolves are running. And if you’re old enough to feel a little thrill of wintery excitement at those words, you’ll have questions of your own about the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Box of Delights. Questions about talking rats and flying cars, and whether time and tide and buttered eggs still wait for no man.

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