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William Shakespeare

Before his first season as artistic director of the Unicorn Theatre opens, Justin Audibert is directing a gender-swapped version of The Taming of the...

Words change depending on who says them. So when Adjoa Andoh’s King Richard says: “This is no month to bleed”, the line pops, because...

It starts with a good-natured fencing battle. It ends with a slightly less good-natured fencing battle, with bodies strewn across the stage. So far,...

In Much Ado About Nothing, Beatrice and Benedick are at “merry war”. Director Conrad Nelson takes the concept of wartime amusement and runs with...

British and Canadian theatregoers perusing social media may have had quite a start when they saw news that a Shakespeare theatre in Stratford had...

I couldn’t agree more with Patrick Spottiswoode’s column (‘Kids won’t know Shakespeare if they don’t go to the theatre’, November 15, p11) regarding the...

News that nearly a third of students do not know our greatest playwright is deeply concerning and does not bode well for the future. As...

As times change, and people get more into their smartphones, Netflix series and social media, you can’t blame someone for trying to ensure culture...

On one level, maybe it doesn’t matter if a few schoolchildren haven’t heard of Shakespeare. It should be perfectly possible to have a well-rounded...
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