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Keats and Shakespeare at Eton College

 By Sir Stanley Wells Join us at Eton College, Windsor, for a special evening of Keats and Shakespeare on Tuesday 3 October 2017 from 6.30pm until 9.00pm. Find out more by clicking here. https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/visit/whats-on/shakespeare-eton/   On 3 October 1817, John Keats, then not quite 22 years old, along with his friend Benjamin Bailey, visited Shakespeare’s Birthplace. […]

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Shakespeare’s Authorship: The Musical!

It was bound to happen… But I was delighted to hear about it from Alan Green, who is visiting from Los Angeles. He is a musician and author, and happened to be Davy Jones’s (from ‘The Monkees’) musical manager for many years. I thought you might like to hear this short interview about Alan’s current […]

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The Two Noble Kinsmen

I love outdoor Shakespeare. I love the way it demands that the actions and words are altogether larger than companies dare to perform them inside. The space afforded by The Royal Shakespeare Company known as The Dell is proving again to be a popular summer venue for visiting productions to attract the crowds and to […]

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The World’s Love of Shakespeare

Our Chairman, and world’s leading Shakespeare expert, Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E., was invited to toast the Worldwide Appreciation of Shakespeare at the Birthday lunch. We thought you’d like to see what he said…. ‘Ladies and gentlemen, this ceremony today, and the traditions that belong to it, provide ample testimony to the fact that Shakespeare is […]

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The Marriage of True Minds?

My daughter has been invited to read at a friend’s wedding, so she asked me if I could suggest an appropriate passage from Shakespeare. This set me thinking about the use of Shakespeare for public occasions. The most surprising choice I remember for a wedding was when the best man chose to read Hamlet’s verses […]

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Much Ado About Marriage

Aston Cantlow, Hampton Lucy, Weston-on-Avon, Temple Grafton, Luddington, Clifford Chambers, Stratford-upon-Avon, Bishopton, Billesley, Worcester St. Martin’s, or Worcester St. Michael’s? Take your pick. All of these churches have a claim. Some facts: Anne (or Agnes) Hathaway was 27; William was 18. She was already three months pregnant when the marriage took place in late November […]

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‘Soul of the Age’: Powerful Sounds and Feelings

Our readers, Anton Lesser and Janet Suzman, had been rehearsing all afternoon with the programme devisor, Ronnie Mulryne for ‘Soul of the Age’: A Celebration of 800 Years of Holy Trinity Church. The programme took us through eight centuries of faith and doubt from the early Medieval period (Noah’s fractious wife from the Wakefield Mystery […]

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Shakespeare, Poetry, Holy Trinity Church

It’s not every actor who can speak poetry well. Daring to elevate heightened language so that it rises from the page somewhere between song and naturally spoken word is a risk that many actors choose to avoid. It is not part of drama school training and tends to be skill which is acquired gradually over […]

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