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Natasha Sofranac

Shakespeare in Serbia 3 (video)

Our dispatch from Shakespeare in Belgrade today comes from Natasha Sofranac, a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade. Natasha helped to organise a lecture given by Professor Stanley Wells at her university in May. I have vivid memories of students queuing up the stairs, packing the large lecture hall, […]

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Artist's impression of Timon

Shakespeare’s Sources – Timon of Athens

  Continuing my series on Shakespeare’s sources I turn today to Timon of Athens. This play is thought by many scholars to be a collaboration with Middleton. Working with other writers was not uncommon in the literary world Shakespeare knew, but the story of Timon is by no means original to either writer indeed the […]

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Shakespeare for children

I recently had the pleasure of seeing both the young person’s Hamlet and the puppet version of the Tempest at the newly opened swan theatre with the RSC . Both productions were recommended for young people and both had much to appeal to their target audience. But even more interesting than the excellent plays was […]

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