The Shakespeare blog contains up to date articles about Shakespeare’s works, his world, and his plays in performance. Started in 2011, there are now hundreds of posts to choose from, and in 2016 it was looked at over 230,000 times. You can browse by choosing a category from the list on the right.
I’m particularly pleased to announce the publication of The Story of the Shakespeare Club of Stratford-upon-Avon 1824-2016, which I have researched and written with Susan Brock. It’s far more than just the history of the Club, telling the story of how Stratford became the worldwide centre of Shakespeare performance and celebration, and focusing on the people who achieved it. Click on the link to find out more.
Listening to the Audience now contains links to a series of clips of audio recordings I’ve made on several productions of Hamlet as a first step in my project to gather memories of Shakespeare in performance.
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