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Bitola Shakespeare Festival: Henry VI, Part One

BITOLA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Henry VI Part One National Theatre Belgrade, Serbia Director: Nikita Milivojevič   I had the pleasure of seeing and writing about Nikita Milivojevič’s brilliant adaptation of Henry VI Part One at last year’s Globe to Globe in London. Watching it again at the Bitola Shakespeare Festival was just as enthralling but also […]

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The Plays We Overlook: Henry VI Part One

Can you guess who said the following about Henry VI Part One? ‘All critics, all readers, will probably agree or have agreed that it is one of the least poetical and also one of the dullest of all the plays in the Folio. It is redeemed by few passages of merit—its verse is unmusical, its […]

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Henry VI part one

Year of Shakespeare: Henry VI Part One

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Henry VI Part One, National Theatre Belgrade, dir. Nikita Milivojevic, 13 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Pete Orford   Two things I never thought I would say about Henry VI […]

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