Twelfth Night | Critical Review by Robert Speaight

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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Critical Review by Robert Speaight

SOURCE: A review of Twelfth Night in Shakespeare Quarterly, Vol. XI, No. 4, Autumn, 1960, pp. 449-51.

Twelfth Night was the first of the productions that I saw this year, and on it I began to form the general impressions that I am recording here. I had seen the production two years ago, when it left me divided between delight and dissatisfaction. Mr. Hall, as it seemed to me, had started off with a good idea and had then gone some way to spoil it. All those cavaliers grouped around Orsino in a panelled hall straight out of Nash's English Mansions—this announced a Twelfth Night very much to my taste. And it is still a lovely thing to look upon, thanks in great part to Miss de Nobili's designs—a rich symphony in russet. But Mr. Hall, as usual...

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