“Slings and Arrows” is a delightful show about people who love Shakespeare

A few weeks ago, my dad and brother went to see an Asian Cup soccer match, which meant mum and I needed something to watch on a Sunday night. I pulled out the complete series boxset of Slings and Arrows that I bought last year and had not yet watched (I have a pile of half-watched DVDs lying around, including the first season of Deadwood and the second season of Alias). My mum is an English teacher, so I thought it would be something she enjoyed – truthfully all I knew about the show is that it was about a Shakespearean theatre company, and that Rachel McAdams was in it. I had to order the DVDs on Amazon, because I knew they weren’t available in Australia.

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