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Not Shakespeare, and not Blackfriars

It’s always tempting to speculate on what might have happened if things had been different, and in the Artsnight programme Not Shakespeare, broadcast on 19 June Andrew Marr looked at the world of the Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre, and what … 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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