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Renowned be thy grave

As today’s Google Doodle will let you know, this is the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.  The Times today has a clever faux-obituary.

Here is a funeral song he wrote a f… 202 more words


Character Name Conundrum

I’ve been pondering this for the past half hour so I figured I’d ask some of my fine friends on the internet for their opinion. 333 more words


Playing the innocent

The model for Belarius? Horatius Cocles (Wikipedia Commons)

Cornelius: a druid?

Posthumus Leonatus with the ‘bloody handkerchief’ (Wikipedia)

Imogen as Fidele, by Herbert Gustave Schmalz (Wikipedia) … 1,206 more words


Cymbeline's poster and it starts in 9 days!

I’ve started the contdown for Cymbeline, begins on 29 April.

The Royal Shakespeare Company updated the page of the play and it’s great to see… 30 more words


The RSC's news: Cymbeline and King Lear part of the 2016 London season!

Great news this morning!

The RSC just announced on Twitter that Cymbeline and King Lear will be part of the London season 2016 at the Barbican! 81 more words


On a certain 400th anniversary

As I shall be away on the actual day – 23 April – of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, I’ll write something a little early. 518 more words


Yale Rep’s “Cymbeline” Raises Questions

By Karen Isaacs

 Cymbeline which is now at the Yale Rep through Saturday, April 16, is one of Shakespeare’s problematic plays.  Written late in his career (it was first performed in 1611), some scholars believe there was a collaborator on this play.  1,331 more words