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From Warwick Pageant to theatre of war: the boy Shakespeare

In my post on 30 June I wrote about the Warwick Pageant, an extravaganza that took over the town of Warwick for a week in July 1906. It had taken months of planning, costume-making, and rehearsing, and around 1500 people … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Warwick Pageant

I’ve recently listened to an illustrated podcast of a talk given by Professor Michael Dobson in September 2012 at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford, entitled¬† A boy from Stratford 1769-1916, freely available on the Backdoor Broadcasting site. The lecture was … Continue reading

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