Tag Archives: Coriolanus

A view of Christmas

Christmas Day is always a time for looking back at the year that’s ending and forward with hope.  I’ve known this picture of Christmas celebrations in an English village all my life as it used to hang in my parents’ … Continue reading

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The RSC’s golden years: Terry Hands and Alan Howard

What better way to end the RSC’s season of events celebrating the Company’s 50th anniversary than with a discussion between two people who for many epitomised the RSC during the 1970s and early 1980s? On Saturday morning Greg Doran hosted … Continue reading

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Ralph Fiennes and Coriolanus on film

In the UK we’re in party conference season, where the political parties have their annual meetings: there’s much jostling for position while leaders try to reaffirm their dominance. And in the USA, although there’s over a year to go until … Continue reading

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Riots and Shakespeare’s ragged multitude

The riots that are currently spreading through UK cities are unprecedented. Mike Butcher, interviewed this morning on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme spoke of how mobile phones have become “weaponised”, and in an interesting turn of phrase he stated “thugs … Continue reading

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