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Talking to the Stratford Society

The publication and now the promotion of the book I’ve co-written with Susan Brock on the history of Stratford’s Shakespeare Club has been a constant and enjoyable preoccupation over the last few months. I’m pleased to report that with the … Continue reading

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Documenting the oldest Shakespeare organisation in the world

Regular readers will be aware that The Story of Stratford-upon-Avon’s Shakespeare Club, 1824-2016: Long life to the Club call’d Shakspearean has recently been published, documenting the history of the oldest surviving Shakespeare organisation in the world. The Club began as … Continue reading

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New Year’s Honours for Shakespeare

At the beginning of 2017 the New Year’s Honours List was published in which the great and the good were recognised for their services. Following the successful 2016 Rio Olympics it was inevitable that many of those honoured would be … Continue reading

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Celebrating Ben Jonson’s First Folio

As well as being the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, 1616 is also a significant date for anyone interested in the theatre and writing of the period. Between 6 and 25 November 1616 Ben Jonson’s Workes was published, a monumental … Continue reading

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The Story of the Shakespeare Club of Stratford-upon-Avon

Posts to The Shakespeare blog have been few and far between over the summer, mostly owing to the fact that I’ve been working on a history of Stratford’s Shakespeare Club, though taking a month out to visit Australia also has … Continue reading

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Celebrating Shakespeare with James Bisset

For the last couple of weeks I’ve been neglecting the Shakespeare blog, struggling with the combined effects of jet lag and completing our book on the history of the Shakespeare Club. Although my co-author Susan Brock has shouldered most of … Continue reading

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