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Shakespeare al fresco

Interview with the Shakespeare Aloud Team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. By Sara Marie Westh When you visit the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the SBT for short, you first make your way through a twilit hallway snaking this way and that, and brimming with museum pieces relevant to Shakespeare’s life and afterlife, from performance videos over […]

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Sonnet for Advent 5: Sonnet 14

A bright particular star plays an important part in the Christmas story. It leads the Magi to Bethlehem where they find ‘the King of Jews’. Sonnet 14 seemed like a good choice for Advent. But here the poet turns away from astronomy and astrology and instead focusses on the beloved’s eyes (again it is not […]

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Mayfare Shakespeare

It’s the festival season. I happened to see my friend Peter Kyle the other day. As well as being Chairman of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (and former C.E.O. of Shakespeare’s Globe), he’s Director General of The English-Speaking Union which has one of the loveliest HQ of any I know: Dartmouth House, just off Berkley Square […]

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Shakespeare Aloud

  My friend Bill Barclay has set himself an interesting challenge – that is to read all 118,406 lines of Shakespeare’s complete works ……in public ……. in different locations …… around the world.  He is also writing a blog diary in which he will reflect upon his engagement with Shakespeare’s works over the coming year […]

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