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Shakespeare Meets European Football

Jim Wilson has just sent in details of a new project that links Shakespeare with the UEFA Cup. I was intrigued and asked him to tell me more, so here goes… He writes: ‘I read in The Observer recently that The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and the University of Birmingham are seeking to have Shakespeare adopted […]

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Dr Aleksandar Dimitrijevic

Shakespeare in Serbia 2 (video)

Continuing our series of blogs about international Shakespeares alongside the Olympic games and the International Shakespeare Conference in Stratford, it’s time to hear from Dr Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, who teaches in the Department of Psychology at the University of Belgrade. He is a trained clinical psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Here he recognises the importance of Shakespeare from […]

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How to Tame a Swedish Shrew

As Elizabeth Schafer reminds us in the Shakespeare in Production edition of the play, ‘The Taming of the Shrew has been phenomenally popular outside English-speaking countries’. Sweden is no exception in this respect; The Taming of the Shrew has been one of the five most popular Shakespeare plays in this country for well over a […]

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