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Simply Shakespeare #22 – King Lear @ The Duke Of York Theatre Starring Ian McKellen – Review

Last weekend I had the best time with my mum and her bestie going to London to see Ian McKellen as King Lear at the Duke Of York Theatre! I really enjoyed it and will try and put my thoughts into a blog post!… The key to the success of a Shakespeare play for me…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #22 – King Lear @ The Duke Of York Theatre Starring Ian McKellen – Review

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Simply Shakespeare #21 – The A-Z Of Shakespeare!

So I’m here this week, giving you a simple, A-Z Glossary Guide to Shakespeare! A lot of people, when they first get into Shakespeare, are put off by all the new terms/titles/words etc that they come across. Hopefully this post will help break some of those down… A – Anthony And Cleopatra – The tragic tale…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #21 – The A-Z Of Shakespeare!

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Simply Shakespeare #21 – Nothing Happened by Molly Booth Spoiler Free Review

I was sent a copy of this wonderful book by Disney Hyperion in returns for an honest review and I am so excited to tell you all about how wonderful it is!… There are books out there in the world that you read and the are just so HAPPY that they exist, this is one…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #21 – Nothing Happened by Molly Booth Spoiler Free Review

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The Non-Bookish Shakespeare Tag!

So as you all may know, I’m on a serious IRL writing deadline so today I’m bringing you a super fan little non-bookish Shakespeare tag I found here on youtube! 1. Have you been in any Shakespeare productions? Yes! I was in Macbeth at school, played one of the three witches. 2. Favourite comedy? Oh…… Continue reading The Non-Bookish Shakespeare Tag!

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Simply Shakespeare #19 – Top 5 Shakespeare Plays I’m Excited To Read!

This week on Simply Shakespeare, I’m bringing you a quick list of the 5 plays by Shakespeare I’m most excited to get to! I know, shock horror, I haven’t read all his plays! I mean, once I do, that’s it so I’m not in any rush. But there are some I’m more excited for than…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #19 – Top 5 Shakespeare Plays I’m Excited To Read!

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Simply Shakespeare #18 – Amy Does The Shakespeare Book Tag!

This week I’m bringing you the Shakespeare Book Tag from the lovely Amy! I really enjoyed reading her answers and I hope you do too! 1. Much Ado About Nothing: Your favourite bickering couple whom everyone knows really care about each other (can be romantic relationship or friendship) Hazel and Daisy from the Murder Most Unladylike…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #18 – Amy Does The Shakespeare Book Tag!

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Simply Shakespeare #17 – “If music be the food of love, play on”: Songs Inspired By Shakespeare!

So this week I wanted to do something a bit different and have a search on the internet and ask on Twitter for some Shakespeare inspired songs!  Shakespeare is something that finds its way into every media form, music is not excluded in this. There are so many songs out there that mention Shakespeare or…… Continue reading Simply Shakespeare #17 – “If music be the food of love, play on”: Songs Inspired By Shakespeare!