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stage, spires, and Shakespeare

Right. Take a look at these tweets. Watch this space tomorrow morning for news about #RSCWinter13 — The RSC (@TheRSC) January 22, 2013 Some VERY exciting news coming from the RSC tomorrow!!! There will be some smiles on faces, so there will! — dusthouse (@dusthouse) January 22, 2013 and in reply to the above…. @dusthouse …

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Marcellus: […]Some say that ever, ‘gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour’s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad, The nights are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow’d and so gracious is …

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Oxford is enjoying the long vac. This is the academic summer holiday; the period running from the end of 8th week Trinity (usually in late June), to October and Freshers’ Week. It is also the period to which proper academics refer as “time for getting some real work done”. I’m doing my best. I’ve handed …

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WRITING ABOUT WOMEN IN SHAKESPEARIAN PERFORMANCE: Sept 11-12, 2010.
Hosted by the Shakspeare Birthplace Trust, with The University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University.
SPEAKERS: Penny Downie, Laurie Maguire, Carol Rutter, John Peter, Anne Ogbomo.
REGISTRATION: education1@shakespeare.org.uk | 01789 207131 | http:///www.bloggingshakespeare.com
TWITTER: Follow http://www.twitter.com/ShakespeareBT for more updates.

I’ve published my first piece on the Alligator! It’s a review of the RSC’s new production of Julius Caesar, featuring local actors Sam Troughton and Hannah Young, as well as Greg Hicks (left) in the title role. You can read my review here. In other & exciting news, my friend Elizabeth (who writes Oxford, Abridged) …

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In Michael Boyd’s new production of As You Like It, the action moves from the frozen monochrome of a court in crisis to a forest less welcoming than a Siberian tundra. The comedy of Rosalind following her father into exile in the Forest of Arden is often portrayed as a play of riotous thigh slapping …

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