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30 Day Book Challenge DAY 14

DAY 14. –  Book that made you cry.

I don’t usually cry while reading books but there’s a scene, no actually a speech in Shakespeare’s… 83 more words


Louis Butelli: "This Our Lofty Scene"

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli, currently playing Cassius in Folger Theatre’s Julius Caesar. We’re in the home stretch: we must close on December 7. 761 more words

Folger Theatre

Series Review: The Hollow Crown

Title: The Hollow Crown
Director: Rupert Goold, Thea Sharrock
Cast: Ben Wishaw (Richard II), Jeremy Irons (Henry IV), Tom Hiddleston (Henry V)

Plot: The first season (the second one is currently being shot) includes the plays… 160 more words


Henry V’s triumphal return to London after Agincourt (1415)

November 23rd – On this day in 1415 took place Henry V’s triumphal return to  London after his famous  victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt on October 25th.  460 more words

On This Day

Lots of life

I was going  to title this post “Too much life”and apologise for not being more regular in keeping things up to date. Then it struck me that as I am the same age as my grandfather when he had to leave work due to Parkinson’s Disease. 260 more words

Henry V and the Boys of King Edward VI School, S-u-A

This time in November is an emotional one in any year but especially in this 100 year anniversary of WW1. At the Shakespeare Institute Library we thought it important to mark this centenary commemoration in some way – and what better way than to connect with our neighbours. 467 more words

Daily Shakespeare (Extra): Henry V-Tennis Ball Speech

(Act 1, Scene 2)

We are glad the Dauphin is so pleasant with us;
His present and your pains we thank you for:
When we have march’d our rackets to these balls, 320 more words