…or post your question here. The webchat will be Monday 28 April at 1pm UK Time.

…or post your question here. The webchat will be Monday 28 April at 1pm UK Time.

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A glimpse of Simon Russell Beale (and his *glorious* hair) as Ferdinand Lyle in Penny Dreadful.

From Penny Dreadful Production Blog #8: British Exploration & the Search for the Nile

I have full cause of weeping, but this heart
Shall break into a hundred thousand flaws,
Or ere I’ll weep.—O Fool, I shall go mad!
-King Lear  II.iv.279
 

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BBC Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Shakespeare: For and Against

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BBC Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Shakespeare: For and Against

Meeting Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Director Gregory Doran, theatre director Phyllida Lloyd and actors Simon Russell Beale and Fiona Shaw, Ravenhill explores what Shakespeare’s plays mean to theatre-makers today and asks if Shakespeare is a problem for a contemporary theatre which seeks to give an equal representation of women’s experience of the world.

Next Sunday 18:45

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is
To have a thankless child!

How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is

To have a thankless child!

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Why Shakespeare always says something new - Telegraph

One never wants to “tidy up” Shakespeare’s writing without considering as many options as possible and ambiguity is often a good thing.

O, let me not be mad, not mad, sweet heaven / Keep me in temper: I would not be mad!

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