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Ready for the Fight

After November, I cowered, I shook, I felt defeated and demoralized but I have turned a corner. I walk through the streets of NYC differently. I move like a truck. 389 more words


We will draw the curtain and show you the picture

After my wonderful visit to the Curtain last summer, I was delighted to attend on Tuesday night a talk by Heather Knight on the progress with the excavation and what they have learned so far. 923 more words


Beat the Teacher (part 1)

I know this; and thus I challenge it. (Henry V)

How do you get a bunch of giddy Year 8s to do some ‘proper’ contextual research for HW, rather than just ripping stuff off Wikipedia, printing it without actually reading it?

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Motes To Trouble The Mind's Eye

To the theatre, 'once more'; Henry V hits the stage this January

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall with our English dead.” – Henry V, William Shakespeare

If you think ‘improv’ when you think of Grindstone Theatre, you’re going to want to re-examine that thought.

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What's On?

Interview: John Risebero, Henry V

John Risebero is co-director and designer of award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition, along with co-founder and director Ben Horslen. Next month they’ll be reviving their acclaimed production of… 750 more words

London Theatre

Reading With Righteous Indignation

Reading with Righteous Indignation

Harry Potter is appalling.  It’s not the witches, wizards, giants and big snakes.  What is so gob-smackingly awful is Hogwarts, a posh English private school reinvented as the be-all and end-all of fantasy.  816 more words


Henry V, War Criminal?

 ‘… like Olivier, Branagh ducked what is the most contentious element in the play for British audiences, namely Henry’s apparently criminal massacre of his helpless French prisoners …’

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Henry IV Part 1