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“speak like an ancient and most quiet watchman”: Much Ado About Nothing in the Summer of Love

By Kelsey Ridge, University of Birmingham This year, the Globe theatre flourishes its Summer of Love with Matthew Dunster’s Much Ado About Nothing set in 1914 Mexico during the first wave of Mexican revolution.  It’s an overall lively and engaging production which they bill as “a fusion of Latin music, desert flowers and revolutionary politics.”  […]

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A Little Love Affair with the Globe

This isn’t the first time we’ve been to the Globe. That was in April 2008, a week or so before the theater opened for the season (bad timing).  Then we walked around outside, oohed and aahed, bought some DVDs and other things in the shop and hoped we’d get back one day. This was at […]

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Stanley Wells: Shakespearian

Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E. has just celebrated his 80th birthday. Tributes have poured in from all over the world. And on Saturday 12 June, Shakespeare’s Globe gave him The Sam Wanamaker Award. This is a good moment remind us ourselves of the statement one often hears: that Stanley Wells is our greatest living Shakespearian. We are […]

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