Seeing a Shakespeare play on stage is much different from reading it in a book. The actors' gestures and intonation help to make the story clear. Whether it's classical Shakespeare you're after or an absurd parody, the best place to start is with a troupe called RSC.
"Ice-cream vans now play their tunes for longer": Colin Beaven shares his thoughts on ice-cream vans and ambulances each playing a loud melody. Premium users and magazine subscribers can listen to the text for free.