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Non-stop fun is the stamp of Loveday Ingram’s exuberant, and very sexy production of Aphra Behn’s The Rover for the RSC, in the perfectly proportioned Swan Theatre, Stratford. 933 more words

Further thoughts on 'The Rover' at the RSC.

1: This is less a formal review than an informal expansion of my thoughts upon seeing this production. Expect possible silliness.

2: This is also relatively long, since there is a lot I’ve needed to say ever since seeing the play. 4,644 more words

Aphra Behn: Oroonoko

The school year has already started and one of my courses this semester is about British Literature of the long 18th century.

The first book that we had to read for this course was the book that I am writing a blogpost about today; Oroonoko by Aphra Behn. 2,968 more words


The Rover - review

Review of The Rover   (FOLLOW LINK) by Aphra Behn, at the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford. Aphra Behn was Britain’s first woman playwright, and this 1677 play is full of fun … dance, English cavaliers, three feisty sexy sisters, Latin American music, proud Spanish dons, sword fights, a laugh a minute. 18 more words

Faye Castelow

The Rover

Show: The Rover

Company: Big Idea Theatre

Director: Gail Dartez

Role(s): Lucetta/Ensemble


Five Fascinating Facts about Aphra Behn

Interesting facts about a groundbreaking writer

1. Aphra Behn wrote one of the first novels in English. However, which of her works qualifies for the title ‘early novel’ is a tricky issue. 353 more words


A Compendium of Women

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.

A quotation from Virginia Woolf to introduce the women of… 319 more words