Tag Archives: Jonathan Slinger
Twelfth Night

Year of Shakespeare: Twelfth Night at the RSC

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.   Twelfth Night, Royal Shakespeare Company, dir. by David Farr, 25 April 2012 at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon. By Peter J Smith, Nottingham Trent University How cynical that a season […]

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Jonathan Slinger at Malvolio in 'Twelfth Night' at the R.S.T.

Shipwrecked in Ilyria

Having just reviewed The Tempest for YearofShakespeare.com, I thought you might like to hear some of my responses to the R.S.C.’s production of Twelfth Night, or What You Will. The recording was made just a few moments after I’d seen it. Just click on the audio-post below. listen to ‘Twelfth Night WSF’ on Audioboo

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Politics, Poetry and Passion: Richard II in Bristol

Human emotion and political intrigue crackle through Richard II. History, politics, and feeling are all made vibrant by its rich poetic dynamic.   It is not surprising that Sir John Gielgud felt strongly that actors should be cast in this play on account of their different vocal qualities. Long stretches of Richard II require sustained […]

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