The whole point of Simply Shakespeare is to make Shakespeare seem more accessible so it makes sense from time to time to shine a light on companies who are doing the same thing! Shakespeare In The Park is a company based in West Yorkshire that aim to create open air Shakespeare performances for everyone. I…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #43: Spotlight On Shakespeare In The Park
I’m sure you’ll agree that this year’s Love Island was positively Shakespearean so in the spirit, I’m going to do a post comparing some of this year’s finest to Shakespeare characters. Molly Mae – Juliet She’s young at only 20 and fell head over heels for the Tommy in the cutest way possible. A totally gorgeous…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #42 6 Love Island 2019 Contestants As Shakespeare Characters!
This past week, the utter gems at The Royal Shakespeare Company gifted me (YEP I KNOW I WAS FREAKING OUT TOO) 2 tickets to the live cinema broadcast of their production of The Taming Of The Shrew, so let’s get into the review… I had recently read the Taming Of The Shrew, so I was…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #41 – The Taming Of The Shrew @ The RSC (Live Cinema Broadcast) Review
The weekend just gone, I had the joy of travelling to York to go to the uni and meet up with a bunch of scholars, students and other Shakes nerds for a day full of not taking, papers and a lot of laughs as part of the York International Shakespeare Festival. So this week on…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #40: Shakespeare & Co On The Page and On The Stage Conference @ The University Of York – York International Shakespeare Festival
So this week on Simply Shakespeare I thought I’d do something a little bit different, so in honour of it being his birthday yesterday, I thought I would tell you all some onscure facts about our favourite playwright! 1. One Of His Plays Has Been Lost In History: He wrote a play called Cardenio. There…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #39 – 7 Obscure Facts About Shakespeare!
This week on Simply Shakespeare, I’m talking about how I met up with one of my fav Shakespeare buddies… If you’ve been here a while, you know that me and Amber have been friends for a while now. We met on Twitter and I think we bonded over our shared love of Shakespeare, and we…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #38 – Meeting Amber Elby In Howarth!
Hello everyone! Welcome to this week’s Simply Shakespeare post. In this post I am announcing a new little project I’m working on, just for me and just for fun! Yep, you read right! I’m reading all of Shakespeare’s plays in chronological order. I feel like this is just something I have to do in my…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #36: I’m Reading All Of Shakespeare’s Plays In Chronological Order