Getting to Know Shakespeare

Watch the Webinar below, Getting to Know Shakespeare with Paul Edmondson and Ewan Fernie.

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Tweets from #gtks

“I’m here. You? RT @ShakespeareBT: Just started the “Getting to Know Shakespeare” webinar. Are you joining? http://ow.ly/1zXDn1 #gtks” @ajleon

“My first encounter with Shakespeare: A children’s adaptation of “The Tempest” in Buenos Aires when I was 10. I loved it! #gtks” @luimbrogno

“@ShakespeareBT Works fine, thanks! Listening in now… :)” @Tuumaru

“What was your first encounter with Shakespeare? #gtks ^Meli” @ShakespeareBT

“#GTKS Isn’t listening to Shakespeare rather like listening to music; you like it before you analyze it?” @always1957

“RT @luimbrogno: My first encounter with Shakespeare: A children’s adaptation of “The Tempest” in Buenos Aires when I was 10. Loved it! #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT How about my kids’ first? Telling them The Tempest as a bedtime story.” @ShakespeareGeek

“@tuumaru You’re very welcome, so glad you could join. :) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT being a miserable freshman and having R&J shoved down my throat.” @shakespearememe

“@melissaleon @shakespearebt merchant of venice! #fleshy” @loveyourcake

“@ShakespeareBT The 2003 Titus Andronicus by the RSC.” @SMS1980

“@melissaleon @shakespearebt #gtks Macbeth at National Theatre Grahamstown, South Africa. put me off for years!” @jonosmith

“RT @always1957: #GTKS Isn’t listening to Shakespeare rather like listening to music; you like it before you analyze it? ^Meli” @ShakespeareBT

“RT @loveyourcake: RT @melissaleon: RT @shakespearebt: What was your first encounter with Shakespeare? #gtks” @ajleon

“Love this! RT @shakespearegeek: @ShakespeareBT How about my kids’ first? Telling them The Tempest as a bedtime story. #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“My first encounter with Shakespeare, I was watching Romeo and Juliet on TV. I didn’t understand a thing until my teacher translated it #gtks” @JeromeCheng

“@luimbrogno Love that! #gtks” @ajleon

“@shakespearegeek Love that, Duane! Get ‘em while they are young. :) ^AJ #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@shakespearememe Ha! Well, I’m glad you stuck with it! #gtks ^AJ” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT I think I was aware of him before, but my first hands-on encounter was reading ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at school, aged 13ish” @helygen

“@loveyourcake Definitely a hot play. Great entry to Shakespeare. #gtks cc @melissaleon” @ShakespeareBT

“RT @ShakespeareBT: It appears the authorship conspiracy has even reached the US Supreme Court! ^M” @MatchesMalone

“@ShakespeareBT First I’m certain of: Olivier’s Hamlet on Finnish TV. Much more engaging than reading the translations available at that time” @Tuumaru

“@sms1980 Now *that* is an entry to Shakespeare … human pies and all! ;) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@jonosmith Oh no! What did they do? #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“RT @tuumaru: @ShakespeareBT Olivier’s Hamlet on Finnish TV. Much more engaging than reading the translations available at that time #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“If you’re on the Getting to Know Shakespeare webinar, please use the hashtag #gtks in tweets.” @ShakespeareBT

“@helygen Merchant of Venice! Great entry to Shakespeare. :) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT ‘Romeo & Juliet’ at school, aged 13. Was so enamoured I learned nearly the whole script – still know huge chunks of it!” @DovesCry84

“@ShakespeareBT I’m a lifer now!” @shakespearememe

“@ShakespeareBT I’ve had a soft spot for it ever since, although it’s not my favourite play. Finally got to see @TheRSC version in September” @helygen

“@tuumaru That’s very interesting, one of my first entries to Shakespeare as well. :) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“RT @dovescry84: Romeo & Juliet at school, aged 13. Was so enamoured I learned nearly the whole script – still know huge chunks of it! #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT I’ve since read Hamlet more times than any other play, also attended 2 lecture courses in cultural history. Not seen it yet!!” @Tuumaru

“@ShakespeareBT re: prev. tweet: have seen Hamlet on film, but not performed live. Yet. #gtks” @Tuumaru

“@tuumaru Really? Whenever you do decide to watch it live, it better be a *great* one! :) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@helygen Yes, that was such a unique production. #gtks cc @TheRSC” @ShakespeareBT

“@luimbrogno Believe it or not, he’s *very* independent, may not be online. But, his work will be in the #gtks course. Make sure to sign up:)” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT My 1st encounter: Bernard Miles’ Favourite Tales from Shakespeare in the school library. Loved Victor Ambrus’ illustrations!” @rosieclarke

“Make sure to sign up for the FREE video based guide, “Getting to Know Shakespeare” #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“RT @rosieclarke: My 1st encounter: Bernard Miles’ Favourite Tales from Shakespeare in the school library. Loved Victor Ambrus’ illustrations” @ShakespeareBT

“@rosieclarke That’s fantastic, Rosie. :) #gtks” @ShakespeareBT

“@ShakespeareBT Merry Wives – Stratford ’55. Stood at back of stalls aged 9 Loved it ever since. Still have prog & can still see the set.” @Ruffordman

“@ShakespeareBT 8 yrs old, Fred Flintstone & Barney Rubble performing the balcony scene in #RomeoAndJuliet “More dark and dark our toes…”" @SIR_Winnipeg

“@ShakespeareBT Was working but now ‘webinar is over’ :(“ @GKLeung

“RT @genspin: I did hair & makeup for Mid Summer play in middle school. Loved it so much, I had to read Romeo & Juliet!” @ShakespeareBT

“@GKLeung its ok we recorded it and will be publishing it on bloggingshakespeare.com in a day or so will tweet out the link.” @ShakespeareBT

@ShakespeareBT aged 6, admiring the swordfights in a theatre performance of R&J. to me, underarm stabbing was realistic. @thea987

“@vanosdeman Hope you’re having a good time despite the weather! ^M” @ShakespeareBT

“”RT @thea987: aged 6, admiring the swordfights in a theatre performance of R&J. to me, underarm stabbing was realistic.” ^M” @ShakespeareBT

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