Monthly Archives: January 2016

How did Shakespeare speak?

How did Shakespeare speak

This is an awesome clip with Michael Rosen on how Shakespeare’s work sounded at the time of being written. It is great as loads of the rhymes make sense and take Shakespeare away from the ‘posh’ accent that sometimes put … Continue reading

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In defence of Shakespeare’s difficult bits Tom Sutcliffe

In defence of Shakespeares difficult bits Tom Sutcliffe

Reading this article by Tom Sutcliffe I agreed and then thought well, we actually adapt the plays to introduce them to children!? Our hope is, I suppose, that once they understand the fun of the plays as theatre shows they … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Late Plays – Recorded at the Globe’s Playhouse

Shakespeares Late Plays

Andrew Marr presents a special edition of Start the Week, celebrating the later life and works of William Shakespeare. Recorded at the Globe’s candle-lit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, the actor Simon Russell Beale and Artistic Director Dominic Dromgoole discuss the late … Continue reading

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