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Year of Shakespeare: Henry IV – Part 1, on the BBC

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. Henry IV – Part 1, dir. Richard Eyre, 7 July 2012 on BBC 2 By Will Sharpe It was perhaps fitting, tuning in to this instalment of the BBC’s Hollow […]

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Shakespeare, Wimbledon, and the World Cup

In honour of the two world-class sporting events currently taking place, we at the bookshop thought it would be nice to give a brief description of what football and tennis were like in Shakespeare’s time. Roxanne talks, below, about sport and Shakespeare. Untitled from Shakespeare Birthplace Trust on Vimeo. The link to the Brian Blessed […]

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