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Outdoor Shakespeare

This weekend just gone has been a great one for outside events: Wimbledon, the Tour de France in Yorkshire, and in Stratford the now-annual River Festival. Amazingly, the sun shone on them all. The Guardian recently published an article about … Continue reading

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State of Play: UK theatre audiences and actors

Last week a new report looking at the ways in which the ages and opinions of¬† theatre audiences are changing was published. State of Play: Theatre UK, was produced by¬†Ticketmaster, who are not surprisingly interested to know who’s buying the … Continue reading

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Speaking of comfort: theatre, Shakespeare and the audience experience

When you go to the theatre, do you have your favourite seat? Many of us have a preference, to sit upstairs, or to be down near the stage, at any rate. Back in Shakespeare’s theatres you would have been able … Continue reading

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