Happy Birthday Will

In 1592 and 1593 the London theatres were closed to try to keep an outbreak of plague under control. As we arrive at Shakespeare’s 456th birthday, it is something to reflect on – that theatres have been dark before, right before they became a massive shaping influence on our entire perception of cultural history. I […]

Working with Cue Scripts

I’m back from Italy, which was mostly sightseeing, but a little bit work. I was invited to give a guest lecture and workshop at the Shakespeare Summer School run each year by Dr Victoria Bladen of the University of Queensland. This year it took place in Verona, which is a town entirely built of pink […]