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“I would not be a queen for all the world”

Henry VIII, Act 2, Scene 3

William Shakespeare

I have something shameful to admit… I have not in fact read either ‘Wolf Hall’ or ‘Bring Up The Bodies’ … 988 more words


Bring up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel

When I read Wolf Hall I gobbled it down much like my 9 year old stuffs chocolate cake in his much barely chews before swallowing. Much to my regret I realized what a wonderful read it was when I had finished. 187 more words

Rated 9

Alison Moore's The Lighthouse

- First published in the Nelson Mail’s blog section, 23/11/12

Here is an embarrassing confession: I first picked up Alison Moore’s Booker-prize-shortlisted novel The Lighthouse… 533 more words

Sarah Dunn

Spotlight - Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

Name: Charles Brandon

Title/s: Duke of Suffolk / Viscount Lisle

Birth / Death: c.1484 – 22 August 1545

Spouse: Margaret Neville b.1466 / Anne Browne d.1511 / Mary Tudor Dowager Queen of France 1496-1533 / Catherine Willoughby 1520-1580… 225 more words


Review: Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies (Aldwych Theatre)

Wolf Hall & Bring Up the Bodies, Aldwych Theatre

4 out of 5 stars

Director: Jeremy Herrin

Plotting, political intrigue and portly gentlefolk are all present in these plays of a tumultuous time in England’s history and yet, despite the historical subject matter these plays are unequivocally modern, both in subject and in style. 1,572 more words


Review: Bring Up The Bodies

Now, this play and the previous one marked another new experience for me: marathon play watching. Bring Up The Bodies is a continuation of Wolf Hall… 392 more words

Wolf Hall / Bring Up The Bodies

After selling out its RSC premiere at Stratford, acclaimed productions of Hilary Mantel’s novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies made their London transfer to the Aldwych Theatre in May. 185 more words