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BBC Opens Its Huge Shakespeare Archive to Schools and Universities
The BBC has opened up its Shakespeare Archive to UK schools and universities so that students and scholars have access to an essential piece of British cultural heritage This is part of the BBC's brief to educate and inform The BBC material dates from the 1950s to now, it includes the first British televised adaptations[...]
Shakespeare YA Graphic Novels - Twelfth Grade Night and King Cheer
Twelfth Grade Night and King Cheer are the first two Shakespeare-based YA graphic novels in the Arden High series by Molly Horton Booth, Stephanie Kate Strohm and Jamie Green They have been bought by Kieran Viola and Rachel Stark at Disney-Hyperion to begin publication in the autumn of 2022. Shakespeare YA Graphic Novels – Twelfth Grade[...]
Midsummer Night's Dream Team - a Shakespeare Heist Graphic Novel
And he is about to complete his third graphic novel this year adapting the works of Shakespeare into new innovative graphic novels all set in the nineteen seventies He began with the humdrum Finlay Macbeth, went back to London punk with The Prince Of Demark Street and now gives us The Midsummer Night's Dream Team,[...]
Official A Midsummer Night's Dream | Bridge Theatre | National Theatre at Home Full Performance
If at least one of those things doesn't bowl you over, I'm not sure A Midsummer Night's Dream is the Shakespeare play for you Personal taste aside, the production is one of the more clever I've seen, and I've seen some pretty neat stagings of this play True, there are no living trees or nipple[...]
As You Like It (Image: Shakespeare in the Park)
Shakespeare fans, rejoice! Summer usually ushers in with its outdoor performances, more often Shakespeare plays abound though many have had their seasons canceled because of COVID-19 safety concerns The Public Theater in New York City has found a creative solution for this, keeping both audiences and performers safe all while keeping the show free to[...]
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Set to join McAvoy is Riz Ahmed as The Corinthian, Justin Vivian Bond as Desire, Arthur Darvill as William Shakespeare, Kat Dennings as Death, Taron Egerton as John Constantine, William Hope as Doctor Destiny, Josie Lawrence as Mad Hettie, Miriam Margolyes as Despair, Samantha Morton as Urania Blackwell, Bebe Neuwirth as The Siamese Cat, Andy[...]
Remembering Jonathan Miller: Comedy Pioneer, British Renaissance Man
He became an acclaimed and in-demand theatre director of John Osbourne and Shakespeare In the 1970s, he started a 40-year career of directing productions at the English National Orchestra. He was also a prolific broadcaster from the 1970s to the 2000s at the BBC He kept up his interest in Medicine and produced the acclaimed TV[...]
Elsinore, a Hamlet Video Game, Launches This June
If you've ever wanted to play a video game adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Golden Glitch Studios is releasing exactly that in late June The game is called Elsinore and puts the player in control of Danish noblewoman and Hamlet's love-interest, Ophelia Except, unlike the Shakespearean version, this Ophelia is an active[...]
'Star Trek Discovery' Season 2 Finale: A Two-Parter Is "Such Sweet Sorrow" [PREVIEW]
All Rights Reserved. About That Goodbye The William Shakespeare quote "Parting is such sweet sorrow" – the source of the episode's title – is from Romeo and Juliet Could the source of the quote be a hint that the "parting" being discussed is the one between Burnham and Tyler (Shazad Latif)? The emotional scene between the two[...]
Sony Classics Nabs Kenneth Branagh's Return to Shakespeare, 'All Is True'
It's been a Stratford second since Kenneth Branagh has done Shakespeare in film form, and Sony Classics has just bought his directorial (and starring) return to the Bard, All Is True. In classic Branagh fashion, the film was directed by and will star the Brit as William Shakespeare, but this isn't a story you've seen before. Apparently, All Is True[...]
Something Rotten! Review: Broadway's Shakespearian Romp Lands In San Francisco
It's a comedic look at late 16th-century London and the rock-star status of The Bard, William Shakespeare (played here by Adam Pascal, who also played the original cast of Rent as Roger Davis). With all of London swooning at Will's every word, two playwrights:  Nick (played by Rob McClure) and Nigel Bottom (Josh Grisetti) are struggling[...]
Nick Spencer, Like Shakespeare, Knows What It's Like To Have Readers Turn On Him
William Shakespeare is a famous English playwright who produced some of the most memorable works of all time, including Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Die Hard 2, and Hamlet Nick Spencer writes Captain America and the Marvel super-mega-crossover event Secret Empire, about Captain America being a Nazi Besides the obvious similarities, such[...]
All The World's A Stage For No Holds Bard
Whenever trouble was afoot in Gotham City, billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne hurries over to his bust of William Shakespeare…and wait, why Shakespeare? Why not Shakespeare? I think we can agree Batman's always been the most theatrical superhero The man needed therapy but got ninja training instead He spent a good chunk of his family fortune fashioning[...]