Category Archives: A-Play-A-Day

True or False? Double Falsehood and The Tenth Play of the Challenge

It’s time for the final post in the play-a-day series, or at least the last one for now. I’ve come to the final play in Shakespeare & Others: Collaborative Plays having covered nine other works: Arden of Faversham, Locrine, Edward … Continue reading

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Mucedorus, pursued with a bear

It’s the penultimate day today in my play-a-day series, with eight of the ten plays in Shakespeare & Others: Collaborative Plays already completed (Arden of Faversham, Locrine, Edward III, The Spanish Tragedy, Thomas Lord Cromwell, Sir Thomas More, The London … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money: It’s not a Rich Man’s World

As you may have gathered by now, I’m working my way through a collection of plays, ten in all (to start with), Shakespeare & Others: Collaborative Plays and I’ve now reached play number eight – that’s right after today there … Continue reading

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A bloke called Aritchoke, metamorphosis, and The London Prodigal

Today in my series a play a day, I’ve worked my way up to play number seven (of ten) in Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays having already covered Arden of Faversham, Locrine, Edward III, The Spanish Tragedy, Thomas Lord Cromwell and Sir Thomas More. … Continue reading

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“Please, sir,” replied Chettle, “I want some More.”

Some weeks ago I set about to read a play-a-day, in a endeavour to read the entirety of Shakespeare and Others: The Collaborative Plays. I tackled Arden of Faversham, Locrine, Edward III, The Spanish Tragedy and Thomas Lord Cromwell before work took … Continue reading

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Rags to Riches, Fighting Fortune and Thomas Lord Cromwell

It’s now day 5 (well actually it’s closer to day 7..) The joys of having a book recalled to the library mid-play have meant that I am a little behind on the play-a-day project. But with the weekend fast approaching … Continue reading

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Tragedy? In Spain? You’ve got to be Kydding.

It’s day 4 of my 10 plays in as many days challenge having tackled Arden of Faversham, Locrine, and Edward III and now I’ve hit a well known play, The Spanish Tragedy. Well known not only in its only right but also because … Continue reading

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