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Inktober 2015 #3 - Agincourt

So here’s #3 celebrating (yes, I said celebrating – I am English after all) the battle of Agincourt. The essential story being that King Henry V used fighting France to unite an increasingly dis-unified English nobility and legitimise his rule, but in the end it was the English longbow which once again meant an English army was able to beat a superior French one (and a lot of mud, but I couldn’t very well have draw mud… that would have been boring). 163 more words


Approaching The Breach...

With rehearsals for Henry V starting this weekend, we asked the cast how they are feeling as they approach the breach…

Paul Anthoney – Henry V… 957 more words

Performing Arts

A Heroic Company

I just finished watching the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers and its companion piece, The Pacific, with my dad. Both were amazing cinematic masterpieces, and I thought it was particularly interesting to see how they portrayed the two main theaters of World War II- the European war against Germany, and the Pacific war against Japan. 867 more words

Band Of Brothers


As you may or may not know, I have not always been the captain of industry and king of all things technological that you see before you. 700 more words

From The Desk

Henry V and the Trinitarian nature of man

In Henry V, the culmination of his Henriad, Shakespeare presents a king who exemplifies the perfect combination of the Trinitarian elements within man. Importantly, he does so within the context of a play that, as Shakespeare admits several times throughout, is itself lacking in its ability to bring the three into harmony. 3,302 more words

William Shakespeare

The Lowtrow Cross Inn and Shakespeare

In you are ever in Somerset and find yourself in need of a picturesque, historical pub that serves good food and some real ales, you might try the… 108 more words

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Falstaff: Chimes At Midnight (1966) | Orson Welles’ personal best gets a 50th anniversary restoration release

If I wanted to get into heaven on the basis of movie, it would be Falstaff’ Orson Welles

As part of the centenary celebrations of Orson Welles’ birth, 1966’s… 275 more words