Tag Archives: Shakespeare for schools

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 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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Splats Theatre A Midsummer Night’s Dream actually performed in the woods…

This is Rammy spoke to Paul Jenkins of Splats Theatre Company who are going to be performing a version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Summerseat Woods. The tickets for the event, if they have not all sold out … Continue reading

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What Shakespeare can teach us about The Magna Carta and Historical drama

Driving home with my family from a theme park I suddenly swerved and shouted ‘Runnymede.’ I regained control of the car. My family asked perplexed what was up. ‘This is Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was signed’ I yelped. ‘The … Continue reading

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But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?

It is the actual sun! springtime is here, the perfect time to book your Midsummer nights dream day. I am feeling full of the bard at the moment as I have been to see Henry IV part 1 at the … Continue reading

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How to start a blog about Shakespeare…

Having battled my way through the technological barrier of creating a blog (I spent the first two days poking my freshly inked quill into the USB slot) I find myself wondering where to begin. I have spent a good deal … Continue reading

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