In Love with Shakespeare in Love?

Comedy, that's what they want. Love! And a bit with a dog..!'

I went to see Shakespeare In Love with some of my fellow #LDNTheatreBloggers this week. A lot of people, I know, are very fond of the film, but I sheepishly admit the infatuation rather passed me by. So I sat in the theatre with a vague recollection of a film watched in the days before I'd spent years dissecting Shakespeare. Without risk of being disappointed by an unmatched stage-version, I was happy to just judge the show on its merits as a piece of live theatre. 

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