Archive for July, 2012

“At last the London Olympics are about to begin. It’s estimated that a billion people worldwide will watch the opening ceremony on Friday 27 July. No pressure then on film director Danny Boyle, its creator. Clues about the ceremony have been filtering out, and here’s an article complete with film clip.

What was clear from early on was that Shakespeare was going to play a part in this opening ceremony with its title, “Isles of Wonder” inspired by…” [read more]

Stratford to Stratford: Opening the Olympics with Shakespeare | The Shakespeare blog

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As at 22nd July, the BBC is showing ‘6 days left’ for watching The Hollow Crown series, which sees a whole host of famous actors (and more – see tags for some of these) involved in films of Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry V.

For information on this series and how to watch, go to: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00s90hz/episodes/guide


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When Hamlet really becomes a person…

Glass barrier | Shake it, Shakey!

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