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In Search of Shakespeare 1: A Time of Revolution

Complete four part series exploring the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Presenter-led mixing travel adventure live action interviews and...

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

The Reduced Shakespeare Company.

Twelfth Night (Shakespeare) - Directed by Kenneth Branagh

William Shakespeare - Mini Biography

Watch a short video biography of William Shakespeare, The Bard of Avon best known for his plays "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet," and "King Lear." Learn more abo...

Shakespeare: Original pronunciation

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language --- An introduction by David and Ben Crystal...

Robin Williams' Hilarious Shakespeare Improvisation, Johnny Carson's Tonight Show

Robin Williams does a hilarious Shakespeare improv on Johnny Carson's Tonight Show in 1991. Watch more Robin Williams at http://bit.ly/carson_robin. Subscrib...

Fink - 'Shakespeare' (Official Video)

Subscribe to Fink on YouTube: http://smarturl.it/Subscribetofink Available now on iTunes with a remix pack: http://smarturl.it/shakespeareit Buy 'Hard Believer' iTunes: http://smarturl.it/hardbe...

Shakespeare is everywhere: Christopher Gaze at TEDxVancouver

Best known as Artistic Director of Vancouver's Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Christopher Gaze has performed in England, the USA and across Canada. ...

Hip-Hop & Shakespeare? Akala at TEDxAldeburgh

Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it's power. MOBO award-win...

Rowan Atkinson & Hugh Laurie - Shakespeare and Hamlet (1989)

A sketch called "A Small Rewrite", performed by Hugh Laurie (aka House) as Shakespeare and Rowan Aktinson (aka Mr Bean) as the editor.

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The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:28:34 -0700

“IT IS in my power | To o'erthrow law, and in one self-born hour | To plant and o'erwhelm custom,” declares Time in “The Winter's Tale”. Alas, such fortitude was missing from Georgia Shakespeare, a 29-year-old theatre company dedicated to the bard ...
Chicago Tribune
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:11:43 -0700

The current production of William Shakespeare's "King Lear," playing through Nov. 9 at the handsome and justifiably renowned Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, stars Larry Yando as the increasingly delusional title character and features the ...

Daily Record

Daily Record
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:37:30 -0700

From left: Ames Adamson and Derek Wilson enact a scene from the 2011 edition of “Something Wicked This Way Comes” at the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey. The annual production of dramatic readings from works of horror, now in its fifth year, will be ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:45:00 -0700

So ends a Christmas poem, Song of the Holly, by William Shakespeare that will be set to classical music and read by actress Joanna Lumley in an album called Christmas Words For You. "This album demonstrates that the words of over 500 years ago are as ...

The Williams record

The Williams record
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:56:15 -0700

That said, Shakespeare is also intentionally very funny. For example, in Act 3, Scene 2 Hamlet is watching a play with his fiancée Ophelia, and he just rattles off joke after joke to exploit the sexual tension and innuendo of the situation. Hamlet is ...
The Weekender
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700

If William Shakespeare had been around to watch The Beatles captivate America while performing on “The Ed Sullivan Show” for the first time, there may have been a twist to such theatrical classics as “Hamlet”, “A Midsummer Night's Dream” and “Romeo and ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:45:22 -0700

The BBC is obsessed with diversity, but the line-up for its latest Shakespeare drama, The Hollow Crown: The War Of The Roses, reads like a who's who of private school old boys. It includes Benedict Cumberbatch (Harrow), Tom Sturridge (Winchester), Hugh ...


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:22:30 -0700

Performances of Shakespeare's works are now traveling to people who might not necessarily get the chance to experience it. A unique program is performing some of the plays at some nontraditional venues. Shakespeare is hitting the road with a mobile ...

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