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Elvis with memories of Shakespeare

Elvis and Shakespeare

‘Romeo loved Juliet Juliet she felt the same When he put his arms around her He said ‘Julie, baby, you’re my flame Thou giv-est fever when we kisseth Fever with the flaming youth Fever I’m afire Fever yea I burn for sooth’ Elvis Presley would have sung these lyrics about Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers hundreds of […]

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The Wallbook of Shakespeare

Over the last year I have been working with a publisher to produce a book that will introduce readers to all of Shakespeare’s plays in one sitting.  I had the idea to tell Shakespeare’s tales through three moments, supported with three quotations – but what moments, and which quotations? – that was the question! Together […]

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Shakespeare, Marx and Theatre: An Interview with Dominic Dromgoole

  Shakespeare, Marx and Theatre: An Interview with Dominic Dromgoole By Christian Smith (University of Warwick   Dominic Dromgoole is Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe inLondon – photo by Sheila Burnet Part 1: The tectonic plates of history and the democracy of multitudinous impulses I know that I have a lot to learn from theatre, […]

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The Winter’s Tale: On Trial (Now With 50% More Bear)

The Winter’s Tale: On Trial (Now With 50% More Bear!) By Maria Shmygol (The University of Liverpool) At the beginning of November, after many months of planning and organisation, the University of Liverpool’s  ‘Winter’s Tale Festival’ unfolded with an array of exciting events. The Festival was envisaged by my supervisor, Dr Nandini Das, many moons […]

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All the World’s a Stage (no.15 in series)

In the run-up to The Ninth World Shakespeare Congress in Prague I posted a selection of blogs from grant winners looking forward to that event. Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting a selection of blogs from some  more of those grant winners.  This week’s contribution comes from Necla Çikigil  who is […]

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“All the world’s a stage” (no.13 in series)

In the run-up to The Ninth World Shakespeare Congress in Prague I posted a selection of blogs from grant winners looking forward to that event. Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting a selection of blogs from some  more of those grant winners.  This week’s contribution comes from Christian Smith, who is a […]

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Krystyna Kujawinska (Poland) Irene Makaryk (Canda) Dmytro Drozdovskyi (Ukraine) in Prague)

“All the world’s a stage” (no. 12 in series)

  In the run-up to The Ninth World Shakespeare Congress in Prague I posted a selection of blogs from grant winners looking forward to that event. Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting a selection of blogs from some  more of those grant winners.  This week’s contribution comes from Dmytro Drozdovskyi, who […]

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Shakespeare Aloud

  My friend Bill Barclay has set himself an interesting challenge – that is to read all 118,406 lines of Shakespeare’s complete works ……in public ……. in different locations …… around the world.  He is also writing a blog diary in which he will reflect upon his engagement with Shakespeare’s works over the coming year […]

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“All the world’s a stage” (no. 11 in series)

In the run-up to The Ninth World Shakespeare Congress in Prague I posted a selection of blogs from grant winners looking forward to that event. Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting a selection of blogs from some  more of those grant winners.  This week’s contribution comes from Tina Krontiris, who is […]

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