Archive for June, 2012

Some Shakespeare-inspired books for summer reading…

Why, what read you there? « Folger SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

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Shakespeare available online and coming to BBC…

Shakespeare and The Space | The Shakespeare blog

About The Space…

“The Space is a new way to access and experience all of the arts – for free. Available on computer, tablet, smartphone and connected TV, The Space invites you to take part in the biggest summer of arts the UK has ever seen, whenever you want it and wherever you happen to be.

You can watch full performances, catch unmissable live events, delve into rare archive and explore interactive collections.”

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A fun way of collating quotes…

What if Shakespeare were a…weather forecaster? « Shakespeare In Action

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Another aspect of the beauty of Shakespeare…

In the garden of Shakespeare

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  1. (You may also be interested in The DF Eye – 04/06/2012, a general look at theatre, film and more)
    Now here’s a question…
  2. As DF really likes Shakespeare, and imagines you must have some interest to be reading this, let’s start in early, with something…
  3. For Children

  4. Helena Bonham Carter speaks about this app, with Tom Hiddleston speaking the ‘If music be the food of love’ opening of Twelfth Night here…
  5. For more from Tom Hiddleston, see next section!
  6. Find out about how Shakespeare inspired songs for children sung by his characters…
  7. Shakespeare and our Political World

  8. Looking at Shakespeare and public / private leadership and authenticity, with Tom Hiddleston and Mark Rylance…
  9. Tom Hiddleston BBC Newsnight 28-05-2012
    Wed, May 30 2012 12:30:25
  10. Tom Hiddleston, Patrick Stewart and other ‘well-kent faces’ will be appearing in The Hollow Crown series this month on the BBC…
  11. The Hollow Crown – Shakespeare Unlocked season – BBC Two
    Wed, May 30 2012 18:50:06
  12. Shakespeare Data

  13. Shakespeare and a “computational knowledge engine”…
  14. Shakespeare Sketch

  15. DF was reminded of this recently and, even if you’ve seen it before, A Small Rewrite is worth re-watching…
  16. Shakespeare sketch – A Small Rewrite
    Wed, May 31 2006 10:51:23

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“Shakespeare’s audiences loved the same drama we do”…

Big Drama. Better Writing. « Folger SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY

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National Theatre of Scotland

Tweeters, bloggers and instagrammers are invited to document a special sneak preview of Macbeth on Wednesday, 13th June 2012 at 11am at the Tramway theatre in Glasgow.

This is an opportunity to get really close to the action, photograph and film scenes from the production – all before the show opens to an audience. You’ll also get to meet and interview the cast and creative team including Alan Cumming, John Tiffany and Andy Goldberg.

Places at this social media call are limited. If you would like to attend please email Digital Associate, Eve, at
eve.nicol@nationaltheatrescotland.com with a link to your blog or social media profile by noon on 8th June to request a place.

Macbeth is at Tramway, Glasgow from 13th – 30th June 2012 before moving on to New York in July. More information at www.nationaltheatrescotland.com or check out the social media buzz on #NTSMacbeth.

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Creating by trying to read Shakespeare through a child’s eyes…

My Creative Process | KinderBard

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