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The Fool

A cacophony of sound

Persistently beats through

The walls of my heart

I sing to drown it out

Afraid you will hear it

And run from me… 123 more words

Hamlet Act 2, Scene 2, Part 1

This scene’s a long’un, so I’ll be splitting it into two parts for the sake of your sanity.

Having realised that Hamlet’s behaviour isn’t exactly normal (and that’s  917 more words


To Be or Not To Be

Close Reading of “To be, or not to be”

In the famous soliloquy “To be, or not to be” we discover a side of Hamlet that is a realization of choice and grief. 567 more words

Close Reading

David Schalkwyk: ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in Hamlet’, Oct 26

On Thursday Oct 26, Kingston Shakespeare is happy to host David Schalkwyk (Queen Mary), who is giving a talk entitled ‘Unpacking the heart: Interiority, Theatricality and Love in… 140 more words


Two Histories of Vivisection and an Essay on Hamlet

“This is the only field in which sadism can be practised within the law”: so wrote John Vyvyan, in bitter jest, as he reviewed the writings of Elie de Cyon and Claud Bernard, two leading champions of vivisection in the mid-nineteenth century. 2,132 more words


Week 42


Glyndebourne: Hamlet

Finally, I got to see  one of the Hamlets I should have seen back in week 27, as the wonderful BBC broadcast the Glyndebournd production. 227 more words

Which way to tilt?

After one of our Hamlets, there were a meeting organized by the István Örkény Theatre and the Hungarian Shakespeare Committee. Researchers of Shakespeare’s life and work held a conversation with the director and actors in the circle of the audience interested in the play and the author as well as the creators and the theatre. 187 more words

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