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Iago > Othello

I find myself wanting to discuss Iago. While Shakespeare’s Othello is surely a tragic figure, it is Iago who draws the audience’s attention through the majority of the play. 464 more words

Tragedy

"Now, forever farewell the tranquil mind"

Othello, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 23rd July 2015

I was excited about this production thanks to Iqbal Khan’s Much Ado About Nothing from 2012 still staying with me as vividly as the day I watched it. 712 more words

Act 1, Scene 14

A little bit of personal history this week, with what is technically the very first Zounds cartoon.

When I first thought about doing a Shakespeare-inspired comic strip many moons ago, the Five Easy Steps format was the concept I had in mind. 128 more words

As I Like It: A Random Recap at Week's End (Part II)

Today’s plan is to have another relatively low-key Sunday after Friday’s heady (and late) performance evening and a long day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon yesterday.  My only real aim today was to attend orchestral mass at the venerable 1400 year old St. 521 more words

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Infamous Understatement

“Considered as the most famous writer in the world William Shakespeare is seen as a creative English writer throughout history.”

Nihilism and the Cambridge Summer

I have been talking about Othello with a group of students who are about to start their preparations for the International Baccalaureate. It will be one of their set works. 185 more words

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