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Pondering Historical Accuracy

Inspired by a BBC News article, our Artistic Director gives some of her thoughts on historical accuracy in drama.

History, theatre and their relationship – we’ve mentioned it here before, and probably will again, because it’s exactly what we do. 1,605 more words


Fact versus Fiction, An Historical Quandary

Some thoughts on historical fact and fiction from our Artistic Director.

Thinking about pageants last week, and as I work on my thesis about mid-century productions of medieval plays, I am often faced with the issue of “historical accuracy”. 1,001 more words


Tracking down some light reading

After last week’s focus on Auschwitz as a topic, I am determined to focus on something lighter.  I struggle to find something suitable on my shelves; there are too many serious books!  715 more words