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van Hove’s Dutch Shakespeare and BSL: On disability, language, awkwardness, and accessibility in the arts

On Friday I watched a monologue of mine performed entirely in sign. On Sunday I watched six hours of Shakespeare performed entirely in Dutch. I am spending a year writing with disabled theatre company Graeae as part of Write to … Continue reading

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Yet more ramblings on Measure for Measure

I went to see Ophelia’s Zimmer at the Royal Court recently (a play set entirely inside Ophelia’s bedroom, exploring what her off-stage life is like and reducing Hamlet to a minor character). During a Q&A afterwards I wanted to ask … Continue reading

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Pathways into Shakespeare, aka How Netball Saved My Life Yesterday at rehearsal we got into a discussion about first experiences with Shakespeare/how people became Shakespeare fans, and I thought I’d do a little blog about it. When I was a … Continue reading

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Getting to act/work/play/learn with both Lyndsey Turner and Simon Godwin in the same month.

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On Shakespeare and Gender – some ideas

So, I’ve decided to start blogging. Expect a lot of theatre talk, Shakespeare, feminist ranting, and discussion of GLBTQ issues. Oh, and pizza, probably. For two years I’ve been running the all-female Little but Fierce Theatre (which primarily does Shakespeare … Continue reading

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