Post Tagged with: "Shakespeare"

Coriolanus Takes Center Stage

February 7, 2014 11:00 am0 comments
Coriolanus Takes Center Stage

Review of Coriolanus at Donmar Warehouse, London, 30/01/2014 On the 30th of January, Coriolanus broadcast live around the world from the Donmar Warehouse in London. The Shakespearean play is one of the least known amongst his work, and scepticism has haunted many views surrounding the play as to how the dramatic […]

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Romeo & Juliet: The Obsession

October 7, 2013 2:13 pm0 comments
Romeo & Juliet: The Obsession

Within the next week the latest addition to William Shakespeare’s timeless classic, Romeo & Juliet, will hit cinemas across the world. It would seem that we cannot go much further than ten years before releasing a later, newer and hopefully better version of Bill’s wondrous love story. However, with the […]

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A Reflection On Classical Literature

September 9, 2013 7:18 pm0 comments
A Reflection On Classical Literature

How does one define classical literature? In the same way that one defines classical music? Could classical be replaced with “old?” In this sense, is old being used in the pejorative? An unfortunate consequence of the age in which we live, is that everything is now in easily digestible chunks, […]

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Ranking Romeos (And Juliets)

July 31, 2013 4:55 pm0 comments
Ranking Romeos (And Juliets)

Romeo and Juliet is undoubtedly considered a classic in contemporary society. The story itself has been adapted countless times; from animation to ballet, musicals to the silver screen, it is evident that as a global community this universal tale has earned its place as a favorite. Within the next week, […]

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Tim Carroll’s Twelfth Night Review

December 9, 2012 12:00 pm0 comments
Tim Carroll’s Twelfth Night Review

Stephen Fry once described the works of Shakespeare as being amongst the greatest achievements of humanity, and what better way for him to make his long awaited return to the stage than in the form of one of the Bard’s greatest characters: Malvolio. Fry was, of course, the star of […]

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