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William Shakespeare quotes and facts to celebrate the playwright's birthday

The English language, and our appreciation for the power of words in 2018, still owes an incredible amount to William Shakespeare.

Today, April 23, is his birthday, and internationally it’s celebrated as Shakespeare Day. 1,250 more words


Dove Muzikant

Wat zeg je? Kun je wat zachter praten, ik ben niet doof! Nee joh, ik zit graag achteraan in het orkest, met mijn stoel tegen de pauken of liever nog naast de crash cymbal van het drumstel. 2,540 more words


Our Next Event - McLuckies Line

Unemployed actor and compulsive gambler McLuckie waits nervously in a claustrophobic corridor of a Glasgow hospital. He’s expecting the phone call he’s been waiting for his whole life – what could go wrong? 50 more words


OLWG#46 - At the Theatre - #micropoetry

It is occasionally worrying what a couple of days away from something can do to one’s perspective on one’s writing. The prompts for the # 166 more words

Flash Fiction

Stage Door - Cuba Gooding Jr

On Saturday afternoon I went to see my all time favourite musical after it returned to the West End recently. Currently starring Oscar Winner Cuba Gooding Jr as Billy Flynn, I was then lucky enough to get a photo taken with him at the stage door! 8 more words



Arthur Conan Doyle’s exciting thriller “Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band” keeps the audience enthralled from start to finish and is the second play in the Genesian Theatre’s 2018 season. 203 more words

Celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with these lovely illustrations.

To celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, three more fabulous Arthur Rackham illustrations from the 1909 Charles and Mary Lamb “Tales of Shakespeare”.

Romeo and Juliet

Arthur Rackham was born in Lewisham in 1867. 310 more words