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Gotta love a bit of Shakespeare 

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Look at me writing two blogs within 2 days😊 Fingers crossed this streak continues!

I was disillusioned with Shakespeare for so long – mainly because it had been improperly taught to me and forced down my throat from the age of 7 when I couldn’t really comprehend it and the complexity of his writing. 349 more words

Trump, the Paris agreement and 'slow violence'

I really wish someone would force-read Rob Nixon’s Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor to not only the current U.S. President but to all of us across the western world. 421 more words

Shakespeare

Review: Coriolanus Vanishes

Falling somewhere between religious confessional and monologue, David Leddy’s first solo stage performance in almost twenty years brings a weight of expectation that he more than matches.It’s breathtaking- a skilful dissection of societal weakness through the prism of marriage, violence and a lifetime of abuse. 239 more words

Lorna Irvine

Roman Tragedies @ Barbican: Lend Me Your Ears

How do you even attempt to write about Roman Tragedies? It’s become one of the defining theatre-pieces of the age since its premiere a decade ago. 2,166 more words

Plays

Episode 69 - The Reception of Coriolanus

It’s time for a special episode!

After such a tumultuous life, it comes as no surprise that Coriolanus goes on to have a legacy that spreads after his literal death. 74 more words

Podcast

THEATER REVIEW: Worlds Collide in Lantern Theater’s Coriolanus

It begins thrillingly. At Lantern Theater, the skirmishes of ancient Rome in Coriolanus have a high-stakes muscularity that instantly grabs the audience, and doesn’t let go. 549 more words

Theater