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The Storm at the Globe

so clever, so silly, so funny, so friendly and such huge fun..but rather hard to describe.. it was a piece of comedy more than a piece of theatre.. a parody of greek/roman comedy (Plautus play about prostitutes) that was deliberately … Continue reading

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Rylance, Shakespeare and The Globe

THE TEMPEST ACT IV SCENE I PROSPERO be cheerful, sir. Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits and Are melted into air, into thin air: And, like the baseless fabric of this … Continue reading

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why is shakespeare so good?

Went to see Mark Rylance’s Richard II at the Globe last saturday. It was a wonderful ‘authentic’ Elizabethan production and Rylance was mesmeric. This excellent production focused my attention, once again, on how remarkable Shakespeare is. Some poets have come … Continue reading

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