Tag Archives: The Guardian

Year of Shakespeare: Two Roses for Richard III

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Two Roses for Richard III, Companhia Bufomecânica (in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company), dir. Cláudio Baltar and Fabio Ferreira, 23 May 2012 at the Roundhouse Theatre, London By Sonia Massai, […]

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Shakespeare’s Deepest Debt to Montaigne

Montaigne, about whom I wrote in relation to Shakespeare last week, is in the air at present. BBC Radio 3 broadcast a play and a talk about him at the weekend, and on Saturday The Guardian published a fascinating extract from a new book about him. In my last blog, taking my cue from Sarah […]

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Praising the Proscenium

I followed up my recent blog about the tension between thrust (and open) stages and proscenium arch theatres with a longer article published in The Stage today making basically the same points. Then, perhaps immodestly, I mentioned my article in a tweet. To my great surprise this provoked a reference to a well-argued Guardian blog […]

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