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Proving Shakespeare – Webinar now live!

Our recording of the rather heated webinar, ‘Proving Shakespeare’, which took place last Friday is now live. I am joined by Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E. and Dr Ros Barber. The webinar was sponsored by Cambridge University Press and marked the publication of Shakespeare Beyond Doubt: Evidence, Argument, Controversy. There is plenty of all three in […]

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Reviewing Shakespeare: A Webinar

Why should we review theatre? What makes a good theatre review? Do we dare to speak the truth about what we see? Join us for a free webinar on ‘Reviewing Shakespeare’ sponsored by Bloomsbury Publishing. It’s on Monday 6 May at 4.00pm (British Summer Time) and you can register for it by clicking here. Last […]

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Shakespeare Beyond Doubt

This is an invitation for you to join our free webinar called ‘Proving Shakespeare’ which takes place on Friday 26 April at 6.30pm (British Time). It’s been kindly sponsored by Cambridge University Press and the occasion for it is the publication of a new book, the cover of which illustrates this blog. I’ll be chairing […]

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Filming a Dream of 1959

As part of the first Shakespeare Film Festival here in Stratford-upon-Avon we had a special showing of Peter Hall’s 1959 A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A young Vanessa Redgrave can be seen as Helena, Robert Hardy is Oberon, Ian Holm is Puck… Charles Laughton, who plays Bottom, introduces the film with a four-minute tour of Stratford-upon-Avon. […]

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Filming Shakespeare Webinar

We’ve been enjoying the first Shakespeare Film Festival here in Stratford-upon-Avon. It concludes on Sunday evening with a special showing of Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V at The Stratford Picture House. In part characterising the Film Festival have been the pre- and post-show talks by Shakespearians, film practioners, and experts. Join us for a free webinar, […]

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Embracing Shakespeare

This webinar is a conversation I had about different aspects of Shakespearian study with the two general editors of The Oxford Shakespeare Topics series, Professor Peter Holland (McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies, University of Notre Dame) and Professor Stanley Wells, C.B.E. (Honorary President of The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust). We talk about Shakespeare and America, […]

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Embracing Shakespeare: A Free Webinar

Shakespeare in America? Shakespeare and Biography? Shakespeare and Material Culture? Or perhaps Shakespeare and Women? Or Shakespeare and Eastern Europe? Or Shakespeare’s Sonnets? Or perhaps Staging in Shakespeare’s Theatres? Our free webinar, sponsored by Oxford University Press, is for everyone who loves Shakespeare and who is keen to find out more… Please join me for […]

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‘Romeo and Juliet’: A Webinar

May sees the publication of Professor Rene Weis’s brand new edition of Romeo and Juliet for The Arden Shakespeare. Following on from our recent webinar ‘Making Shakespeare’ we wanted to be able to host an on-line, live broadcast discussion about Romeo and Juliet. It’s on Tuesday 22 May at 4.00pm (BST). Rene and I will […]

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‘Making Shakespeare’: A Birthday Webinar

I wonder how you’ll be marking Shakespeare’s birthday this year? In Stratford-upon-Avon the celebrations take place over a few days (from Friday 20 through to Monday 23 April). There will be a large, international gathering and a terrific party atmosphere, visiting troupes, lots to see and enjoy in the streets. This year sees the start […]

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