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Remembering the Bard

Remembering the Bard

By Abhi Subedi for The Kathmandu Post, 27 December 2015 When I visited Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford upon Avon for the fourth time one rainy day this November, I observed a few interesting things. The ambience of the place was relatively calm and devoid of any fanfare to commemorate his 400th anniversary in comparison to my previous visit to the place in […]

January 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Global
Look: William Shakespeare’s schoolroom in Stratford to open to the public

Look: William Shakespeare’s schoolroom in Stratford to open to the public

By Lucy Lynch for the Coventry Telegraph, 26 December 2015 William Shakespeare’s schoolroom will open to the public next year as one of the highlights of the 400th anniversary of his death. Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall in Church Street, Stratford, is due to open to the public daily from April, the month of his death in 1616. He died aged 52 from an […]

January 9, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
Shakespeare’s “kitchen” discovered during archaeological dig

Shakespeare’s “kitchen” discovered during archaeological dig

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust website, 27 November 2015 The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has today announced that significant new findings have been unearthed during an archaeological dig, led by Staffordshire University’s Centre of Archaeology, at its ambitious New Place project.  New Place was Shakespeare’s family home at the height of his career for almost two decades.  The dig has enhanced and extended […]

December 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
But is it Shakespeare’s?

But is it Shakespeare’s?

Could Shakespeare’s skull have been found? Why Church ruling means we may never know By Emily Gosden for The Telegraph, 1 November 2015 Legend has it, it could be the skull of William Shakespeare - robbed from the playwright’s grave to win a £300 bet. But clergymen attempting to solve a centuries-old mystery over the identity of a lone skull found in a […]

November 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
A rose by any other name….would be known to Shakespeare

A rose by any other name….would be known to Shakespeare

By Hannah Furness for The Telegraph, 17 October 2015 He was master of the pithy put down, the romantic sonnet and the dramatic plot twists to capture the public imagination for the last 450 years. But his talents did not end there. For Shakespeare, widely acknowledged the greatest playwright in the history of the English language, was also an expert amateur […]

November 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Uncategorized