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Richard III

There is no denying the greatness of Shakespeare, but for those to whom the Bard’s work proves inaccessible—largely because of Elizabethan language—cinema adaptations of his plays are the way to go. 974 more words

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A "Legendary Ten Seconds" review

It is unlikely you will ever read another book quite like this one. Ian Churchward describes it as ‘The story of how I wrote and recorded lots of Ricardian songs’ – the term ‘Ricardian’ denoting support for King Richard III. 329 more words

Richard III

Who Am I? Part Sixteen

I inadvertently gave you false information in Part Fifteen; I remembered after posting that I did not go to the doctors straight away. I don’t know why, but my recollection of other events indicates that I actually left it until around October/November time before going to the doctor. 1,132 more words

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The Accession of Richard III

I’ve been waiting to do a post on Richard III for a few reasons. For one, he’s a controversial figure, as most recently evidenced by the furor over where his long-lost body would be buried. 3,248 more words

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Fiction Friday!! ~Richard III

Happy Friday everyone!! I hope you are all enjoying your week and are excited for the weekend! I’m super excited after work on Saturday I will be heading into the city for a concert with a dear dear friend! 471 more words

The Villain Protagonist, in Richard III and Beyond

Richard III is one of the most classic examples of a fictional work that features a villain as its main character.  In this guest blog entry, Smith Street Stage assistant Jeremy Harris explains the impact Shakespeare’s writing has had on modern villain protagonists like those in “House of Cards” or “Breaking Bad,” and takes a look at how artistic ideas change and grow over time. 485 more words

Richard III at the Arcola Theatre review ****

Richard III

Arcola Theatre, 10th June 2017

I have had a surfeit of Dickie IIIs over the last few years. Mind you I am not complaining. 734 more words

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