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Ecstasy?

I remember when I first got into the band XTC. I was tickled that the band’s name was pronounced a little like ecstasy. I mean it was definitely X T C – but I felt it was very clever that XTC sounded like ecstasy. 147 more words

Hamlet

Review- Hamlet

I haven’t had the easiest time coming up with a response to Robert Icke’s Hamlet for a number of reasons. First, I hadn’t really wanted to see it in the first place. 978 more words

Theatre review: Hamlet

Despite studying English Literature at GCSE, A-level and at degree level, I somehow managed to avoid focusing on Hamlet. I much preferred the comedies: Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, All’s Well That Ends Well, A Midsummer Night’s Dream… all those obviously light-hearted stories that had a hint of darkness underneath it all, but were dominated by bright, sparkling, entertaining laughter. 331 more words

Film And Theatre

Hamlet @ Harold Pinter Theatre: Twice Seen of Us

I first saw this production of Hamlet back in February, while it was in its previews at the Almeida. I wrote about it here, and it was the first thing I wrote that gained anything like interest. 1,440 more words

Plays

To Be or Not to Be!

A Famous line from Shakespeare’s famous tragic play:

“To be or not to be!”

The opening phrase of the soliloquy of prince Hamlet is a point of discussion regarding the existence of a person. 122 more words

Shakespeare

Hamlet amidst the foothills of Boise

“To be, or not to be..”  That IS the question but if you want TO BE entertained and see some damn fine theater, get thee to the… 462 more words

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