Monthly Archives: August 2014

Swift and Shakespeare Get Back Together

Often Shakespeare can seem, to many, a little out of touch with everyday modern life and whilst I don’t agree (contrary to popular belief he continues to have a profound effect on day-to-day life whether we notice it or not, … Continue reading

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A Lone Shrew Discovered at Homerton College

Over the last few days I have teetered on the edge of a Shakespeare coma. Last Wednesday I watched the BBC’s Henry VI part 1 and Branagh’s Much Ado followed by Twelfth Night featuring Helena Bonham Carter (among others) on … Continue reading

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Reviewing the situation: As You Like It

On Monday I went to see As You Like It performed by the Oxford Shakespeare Company over at Wadham College. Although many are aware of the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival which sees an array, and often the most unlikely of plays, … Continue reading

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