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Tag Archives: Macbeth

John Shrapnel obituary

Richly variegated and utterly plausible, with a distinctively weak “r”, the voice of the actor John Shrapnel, who has died aged 77 after suffering from cancer, was instantly recognisable on … Continue reading


Thought for the Day • THEATRENOW.COM TAKES THE PISS • 2003

A patronising, piss-taking generalization pops up in today’s theatrenow newsletter. We expect it in most publications, obsessed as they are with the idea that all performers are egotistical ‘luvvies’. Coming … Continue reading

01/20/2016 · Leave a comment

Macbeth (Film Review) | Seroword

4.5 / 5 One of the most famous and familiar plays from Shakespeare, Macbeth is the bloody tale of one man’s prophesy driven quest to achieve power. It’s hard to … Continue reading

11/12/2015 · 1 Comment

Shakespeare’s 1606 – Interview with James Shapiro

James Shapiro, who teaches English at Columbia University in New York, is author of several books, including 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (winner of the BBC4 … Continue reading

11/09/2015 · Leave a comment

Martin Scorsese to Direct Macbeth Movie | Seroword

Originally posted on Seroword. Something wicked this way comes — Shakespeare fans can look forward to seeing the director behind GoodFellas and The Wolf on Wall Street bring another blockbuster hit … Continue reading

08/26/2015 · 1 Comment

Remembering Peter O’Toole • Interview • GQ

via Peter O’Toole Dead at 81 Tribute – Film – GQ.COM (UK). He brazened out the prurient furore that followed opening night [Macbeth] with typical aplomb and insouciance, greeting the … Continue reading

12/17/2013 · Leave a comment