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Bootleg Puppets

By Daisy Edwards, Bootleg Puppets When I became a University student I slowly ...
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The puzzle of someone else’s notes

By Sara Marie Westh I have over the past half year or ...
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Late Summer on Brook’s heath

By Sara Marie Westh The images from Peter Brook’s cinematic version of King ...

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We are delighted to share these glimpses of the Folger’s Shakespeare birthday celebrations and fundraising gala, snapped by our valued contributor Stephen Grant.   For Stephen’s most recent post, containing ...
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The Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship 2018

closing date 29 June 2018 Are you studying Shakespeare at college, university, or for leisure? Are you going to be using the archives or library of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust? ...
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A Rapper Explains Shakespeare’s Sonnets

By MC Lars The second episode of MC Lars’ venture into Shakespeare’s writing addresses the Sonnets, including their cultural and historical background, Shakespeare’s inspiration, and their relation to the blues ...
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Star Wars Shakespeare or Author in Conversation: Ian Doescher

Author in conversation: Ian Doescher on William Shakespeare’s The Force Doth Awaken (Star Wars Part the Seventh) 25/10/2017, Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon [spoiler alerts] By Dr Thea Buckley To begin with, ...
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MC Lars on King Lear

Rapper MC Lars has launched a new youtube series in which he summarizes classic literary works. This week he addresses William Shakespeare’s 1608 tragedy “King Lear”, engaging with plot, themes ...
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Stephen H. Grant on “Collecting Shakespeare”

Stephen H. Grant, distinguished member of and longtime contributor to the Blogging Shakespeare community talks about Henry and Emily Folger, and their lifelong engagement of collecting Shakespeare. The views expressed ...
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#YouToo, Helena?: All’s Well That Ends Well and Sexual Consent

By Kelsey Ridge, The Shakespeare Institute There are many questions inspired by Shakespeare’s problem play of dubious decision-making, All’s Well That End’s Well, but foremost among them must be, “What ...

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