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Tag Archives: Stratford-upon-Avon

Archive Book Review • SHAKESPEARE’S WIFE by Germaine Greer • pub. Bloomsbury Publishing • 2007

You know you are in for a good read when an intellectual and academic, who also happens to be the adopted mother of Austral-British feminism, gets to grips with the … Continue reading

02/26/2017 · 4 Comments

Did You Know…? | DAME SYBIL THORNDIKE: An Indefatigable Dame • 2008

Did you know that when John Gielgud was arrested for soliciting in 1953 – the basis for critic Nicholas de Jongh’s play, Plague over England, the then landlord of the famous … Continue reading

05/31/2016 · 2 Comments

Archive Book Review • SHAKESPEARE AND CO. by Stanley Wells • 2007

Shakespeare and Co.: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Fletcher and the Other Players in His Story In the 1616 Folio of Ben Jonson’s Workes, published seven … Continue reading

04/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Shakespeare’s “kitchen” discovered during archaeological dig | Ancientfoods

Original Article: Shakespeare.org.uk November 27, 2015 Historic finds unveiled during dig at Shakespeare’s family home New Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has today announced that significant new findings … Continue reading

03/15/2016 · 2 Comments

Was William Shakespeare high when he penned his plays? – Features – Theatre & Dance – The Independent

Originally posted in The Independent. State-of-the-art forensic technology from South Africa has been used to try and unravel the mystery of what was smoked in tobacco pipes found in the Stratford-upon-Avon … Continue reading

08/10/2015 · Leave a comment