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Once more unto the breach

Today is the sort of traditionally celebrated Shakespeare’s birthday. We don’t know the exact date. We know he was baptized on the 26th of April 1564, and that he died on the 23rd of April 1616. 443 more words

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Shakespeare's Restless World by Neil MacGregor (BBC Audio)

‘There is a history in all men’s lives…’

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This set comprises 20 15-minute episodes in each of which Neil MacGregor (of… 434 more words

Book Review

"Think, when we talk of horses..."

I’m reading a wonderful book this week, Neil MacGregor’s Shakespeare’s Restless World, which takes the reader immediately into both the world of Shakespeare in about 1590, and also into the minds of those who came to see his plays in the commercial playhouses which were a fairly new phenomenon, not one the parents of those attending had experienced just 20 or 30 years earlier. 264 more words

Book Review: Shakespeare's Restless World by Neil MacGregor

Title: Shakespeare’s Restless World
Author: Neil MacGregor
Publisher: Allen Lane, Penguin Books
ISBN: 978-1846146756
Genre: Non-Fiction
Pages: 336
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5

I was never a fan of Shakespeare’s works. 456 more words

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Book Review: Shakespeare's Restless World by Neil MacGregor

Title: Shakespeare’s Restless World
Author: Neil MacGregor
Publisher: Allen Lane, Penguin Books
ISBN: 978-1846146756
Genre: Non-Fiction
Pages: 336
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5

I was never a fan of Shakespeare’s works. 456 more words

Books

Present day knife culture is a problem. The notion of a city in which almost everyone was ‘tooled up’ seems difficult to imagine and yet in Shakespeare’s time this was the norm. 66 more words

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Book Review: Shakespeare’s Restless World by Neil MacGregor

Shakespeare’s Restless World provides an insight into Shakespeare and the world in which he lived through the exploration of his plays.  Neil MacGregor, the writer, is Director of the British Museum and has put together this book following the success of BBC Radio 4’s… 317 more words

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