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SBT 2005-15. A carved mulberry wood pastry cutter, made by Thomas Sharp, supposedly from wood from the mulberry tree thought to have been planted by Shakespeare in the garden at New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Date made: about 1769 to 1799
Inscription: : stamped : handle : : Shakespeare's Wood Sharp Stratford-upon-Avon
Dimensions: Length 140mm
Material: mulberry wood
Maker: Thomas Sharp
Made in: Stratford Upon Avon

SBT Research Conversation, Wednesday 19 April

‘Shakespeare’s Wood’ By Dr. Tara Hamling and Dr. Cathryn Enis, University of Birmingham.   A new series of ‘Research Conversations’ organised by Dr. Paul Edmondson, Head of Research at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, started on Wednesday 19 April with a talk given by Dr. Tara Hamling and Dr. Cathryn Enis of the University of Birmingham. The […]

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Macbeth

Shakespeare and All Those ‘Big’ Questions: Introducing the Shakespeare and . . . project

Speaking after the bombings that took place at the Boston marathon, President Obama stated his determination to ‘get to the bottom’ of the atrocity and promised that those found to be responsible would ‘feel the full weight of justice’. The word ‘justice’ resounded each time I heard the sound bite in the days that followed; […]

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Redcrosse

A New St George!

You might remember my previous blog of some weeks ago when I looked forward to the performance of a new poetic liturgy for England and St George. Well, on the evening of Saturday the 17th of November, The Royal Shakespeare Company performed Redcrosse in magnificent Coventry Cathedral for the Cathedral’s 50th birthday. I wrote Redcrosse […]

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Tempest

Year of Shakespeare: The Tempest

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.   The Tempest, Dhaka Theatre, 7 May 2012 at The Globe, London By Christine Dymkowski, Royal Holloway, University of London As I left the Globe on Monday night, my first thought […]

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Year of Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad

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.   Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad, Iraqi Theatre Company, dir. Monadhil Daood, 30 April 2012 at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon By Susan Bennett, University of Calgary, and Christie […]

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