Tag Archives: John Fletcher

Philip Massinger re-read: #MassiMara

It’s become a tradition now for the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon to spend most of June reading the surviving works of writers contemporary with Shakespeare. In 2018, beginning on 11 June, it’s the turn of Philip Massinger, one of the … Continue reading

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The Beaumont and Fletcher marathon

The students of the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon are currently undertaking a project which I think is almost certainly unique: to read out loud all the works of the playwrights Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher in what they are calling … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Jacobethans at the Swan

This year the Royal Shakespeare Company is celebrating 50 years of existence by staging a series of events marking some of its key moments of theatremaking.  Exactly half way through this half-century, in 1986, the RSC opened the Swan theatre … Continue reading

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