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Nelson Mandela and Shakespeare

From around the world the main news this morning, is of the death of Nelson Mandela. I was privileged, in 2005, to meet Sonny Venkatrathnam who had been imprisoned with Mandela on Robben Island, and to examine the Robben Island … Continue reading

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Julius Caesar: Shakespeare’s African play

In this year of firsts, Greg Doran, who’s about to take over the running of the Royal Shakespeare Company, is creating a few firsts of his own. He’s currently rehearsing the first RSC Shakespeare production featuring a completely black cast. … Continue reading

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