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The first disabled Richard III?

‘I am the first person who owns the body portraying the man. It’s hugely exciting for me.’ 

I’ll read or listen to almost anything about…

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Shakespeare Saturday: The Power of Friendship

OK, slightly mawkish title aside, I would like to thank my friends (and family) for today’s Shakespeare Saturday. It seems have become the person people think of when it comes to fun Shakespeare jokes. 479 more words

Images: Richard III In-Rehearsal

Rehearsals have begun for Richard III, playing at Arcola Theatre on 11 May – 10 June.

King Edward is on the throne, and England is at peace. 195 more words


Enigmatic signs and messages in a portrait of Richard III....

Everyone knows about Leslau and his theories concerning the Hans Holbein portrait of Sir Thomas More and his family. In Leslau’s opinion, the portrait reveals much about the fates of the “Princes in the Tower”. 509 more words

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Photo Flash: Take a look at Greg Hicks and the cast rehearsing Richard III at Arcola Theatre

(c) Alex Brenner (info@alexbrenner.co.uk)

(c) Alex Brenner (info@alexbrenner.co.uk)

(c) Alex Brenner (info@alexbrenner.co.uk)

(c) Alex Brenner (info@alexbrenner.co.uk)

Greg Hicks is celebrated for his acclaimed performances as Macbeth, Julius Caesar, Coriolanus and King Lear at the Royal Shakespeare Company. 628 more words


The Importance of Genealogy

via Daily Prompt: Roots

A funny expression, isn’t it? ‘Family tree’? It paints a curiously accurate picture of a slowly growing stem with dozens upon dozens of twisting and inter-connected branches spreading back into history. 319 more words


A Review of 'The Daughter of Time'

Anyone with a passing interest in the study of the fifteenth century has heard of Josephine Tey’s book ‘A Daughter of Time’, a mystery novel from 1951 often mentioned in heated discussions regarding the guilt, or otherwise, of Richard III in the disappearance of the Princes in the Tower. 1,556 more words