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Winterreise

Winterreise flyer

Chance to see our wonderful Richard Robinson is performing Schubert’s Winterreise (Winter’s Journey) on March 12th at St. Michael’s Church, Chester Square in Belgravia.

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Shakespeare and Circus

Shakespeare and circus did go together. Ariel was an aerialist? Great Folger podcast exploring it. Find out more

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Was Shakespeare a Woman?

Was Shakespeare a Woman

Here’s an interesting article traveling down the Emilia route. When I directed ‘Romeo and Juliet’, Juliet definitely comes out as the smarter more focused character in the play, makes you think… Read the full article here

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You Foul and Midnight Hags

The Witches in Macbeth

Here is an interesting study aid from the British library looking at witches in Macbeth.You will have to watch our show to see how we interpret them? Read the article here

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Have a listen to this Two Gentleman of Verona interesting.Can you detect early tremors for Romeo and Juliet? Listen it here

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How to teach Shakespeare: Best ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Book Version for Primary Schools

A Midsummer Nights Dream book story by Andrew Mathews

I think this Orchard adapted story by Andrew Mathews and Tony Ross book is great for Primary schools to get familiar with A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Click here for more info But remember ‘ The PLAY is the thing….’

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How teach Shakespeare: Best A Midsummer Night’s Dream Videos for Schools

Shakespeare wrote plays to be listened to and be watched live. He had his audience of up to 2,000 people between one and at most twenty metres away. I don’t think the plays can be truly understood or enjoyed being … Continue reading

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Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Archaeologist will draw back the curtain on the remains of Shakespeare’s early play house where Romeo and Juliet were first performed. A trial excavation of The Curtain a few years ago. Photo by MOLA. Read the article here. http://londonist.com/2016/03/shakespeare-events

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Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare Will Goes on Display

shakespeare will goes on display

This one is for the Shakespeare fanatic but still fascinating. It looks at the legal documents signed by the Bard. read the article here.

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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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