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Tamora encouraging her son's to rape Lavinia

Shakespeare’s Villains – Tamora

  This series on Shakespeare’s villains is being done in partnership with Finding Shakespeare – curating digital stories relating to Shakespeare’s life,  work and times.  Finding Shakespeare is the blog produced by the Collections Team here at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust– you can find out more about Tamora on Thursday 14th July when they post their blog. […]

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“What say you to a piece of beef and mustard”

  Ten Shakespearian lines with which to open (or disband) a dinner party   “How say you to a fat tripe finely broiled?” (The Taming of the Shrew) * “Uncover, dogs, and lap” (Timon of Athens) * “Sit down and feed, and welcome to our table” (As You Like It) * “Each man to his […]

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Sir Patrick Stewart and Shakespeare

Sir Patrick’s Stewart’s return to Stratford for his fourth major Shakespearian role at the R.S.C. in five years definitely brings star quality to the stage and the town.   The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and The Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham marked his return by inviting him to do this year’s Shakespeare Birthday lecture. A packed […]

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“You shall know all that you are like to know”

What is important to know about a play before you see it? How it begins? How it ends? How the play has been responded to by critics in the past? Why a particular company has chosen to put the play on now – in this way – with this cast – in this particular space? Should […]

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