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Buryin Me Some Londoners

Dekker’s first spate of pamphleteering began in 1603, perhaps during a period when plague had closed the theaters. His first was The Wonderful Year, a journalistic account of the death of Elizabeth, accession of James I, and the 1603 plague, that combined a wide variety of literary genres in an attempt to convey the extraordinary events of that year (‘wonderful’ meaning astonishing, not excellent).

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Lin Shaye Joins Cast of "Jack Goes Home" Alongside Rory Culkin

Lin Shaye (Insidious) and Rory Culkin (Scream 4) have officially joined the cast of upcoming horror drama Jack Goes Home. Directed by Thomas Dekker, the film stars Shaye and Culkin alongside Nikki Reed ( 200 more words


Thomas sera réalisateur du film Jack Goes Home !

Bonne nouvelle ! Thomas réalisera le film Jack Goes Home dont la sortie est prévue pour 2016 (aux USA).

Côté casting, on retrouvera Britt Robertson (The Secret Circle, Under The Dome) et Nikki Reed (Twilight, Enter The Dangerous Mind). 45 more words

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On this day in 1605 - Playwright William Haughton made his will

William Haughton was an English playwright, it’s believed he was born in 1575 but little is known about his early life but he is first mentioned in theatrical records in November 1597. 300 more words

Tudor Chronicles

Why do we sleep? Funny question for my favourite passtime

Why do we sleep? Funny question for my favourite pastime

Enjoy the honey-heavy dew of slumber Or “Sleep is for wimps”?

What I’d like to do today is talk about one of my favorite subjects, and that is the neuroscience of sleep. 3,525 more words


Traditions of St George's Day

Never underestimate footnotes, as this was a little gem I picked up from a footnote to R L Smallwood and Stanley Wells’ edition to The Shoemaker’s Holiday… 219 more words

Snappy Facts

Thomas Dekker, The Shoemaker's Holiday

I must say that I was instantly drawn to this play, if only because shoemakers hold a privileged position in my imagination after reading ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker’ over and over again in my childhood. 1,368 more words