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Julius Caeser

Year of Shakespeare: Julius Caesar 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.   Julius Caesar, RSC, dir. Gregory Doran, at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle, 19 July 2012 By Monika Smialkowska, University of Northumbria ‘Is this a holiday?’ (1.1.2) The question which Flavius asks of […]

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Re-making Shakespeare

Year of Shakespeare: Re-Making Shakespeare

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.   ‘Re-Making Shakespeare’, Northern Stage, Newcastle, Saturday 14 July 2012. By Monika Smialkowska, University of Northumbria ‘Re-making Shakespeare’, co-organised by Northern Stage, the School of English at Newcastle University, and the RSC, […]

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In a Pickle

Year of Shakespeare: In a Pickle

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.   In a Pickle, Oily Cart/Royal Shakespeare Company, dir. Tim Webb, 28 June 2012, at the Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne By Adam Hansen, University of Northumbria This production did […]

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Shakespeare ‘X-Factor’

Who will win leading role in theatre Shakespeare tribute? The North East invites Shakespeare-lovers everywhere to join in the debate. Since September, Newcastle Theatre Royal has been hosting a Shakespearean version of ‘The X-Factor’.  The magnificent Frank Matcham building has long had a special relationship with Shakespeare, opening in 1837 with The Merchant of Venice […]

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