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How Shakespeare Influences The Way We Speak Now

How Shakespeare influences the way we speak now Hephzibah Anderson Even if you’ve never seen a Shakespeare play, you’ll have used one of his words or phrases. Hephzibah Anderson explains his genius – and enduring influence. If you missed Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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Shakespeare ‘a cultural icon’ abroad

Shakespeare a cultural icon abroad

William Shakespeare is the UK’s greatest cultural icon, according to the results of an international survey released to mark the 450th anniversary of his birth. Five thousand young adults in India, Brazil, Germany, China and the USA were asked to … Continue reading

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New RSC Season Announced

Royal Shakespeare Company Announced the new season. See the complete list here

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Chance to see RSC productions in cinema

Here is the chance to see RSC productions in cinema. Follow this link

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Shakespeare Globes: A reconstruction of the venue that the original plays were created and performed.

shakespeares globe

Shakespeare Globes: A reconstruction of the venue that the original plays were created and performed. Visit: http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/

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How to teach Shakespeare: Hamlet

How to teach Shakespeare Hamlet

This is a good in depth exploration of the play. Read the article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09jqtfs

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Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

Curtain Theatre Excavation Prompts Shakespearean Walks And Talks

A trial excavation of The Curtain a few years ago. Photo by MOLA. Archaeologist will draw back the curtain on the remains of Shakespeare’s early play house where Romeo and Juliet were first performed. Read the article here. http://londonist.com/2016/03/shakespeare-events

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Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare Will Goes on Display

Words, Words, Mere Words: Shakespeare Will Goes on Display

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] This one is for the Shakespeare fanatic but still fascinating. It looks at the legal documents signed by the Bard. Read the article here http://londonist.com/2016/02/by-me-william-shakespeare-exhibition-review?[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”blog-sidebar”][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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The Shakespeare Algorithm

Shakespeare in schools Algorithm

The Shakespeare Algorithm Here is an interesting article from The New Yorker by Alastair Gee. The original article is here. In 1727, a writer and editor named Lewis Theobald was preparing to unveil “Double Falsehood,” a tragicomedy that he said … Continue reading

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What Shakespeare can teach us about The Magna Carta and Historical drama

King John Magna Carta

Driving home with my family from a theme park I suddenly swerved and shouted ‘Runnymede.’ I regained control of the car. My family asked perplexed what was up. ‘This is Runnymede, where the Magna Carta was signed’ I yelped. ‘The … Continue reading

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