Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

WATCH: Tom Hiddleston Discusses ‘Coriolanus’ Live-Screening

Tom Hiddleston has released a trailer for his forthcoming performance in the title role of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, at the Donmar Warehouse in London, starting in December.

New York Film Festival to Honor Ralph Fiennes

The New York Film Festival knows quality when it sees it. The prestigious festival has just announced that it will be honoring the British actor Ralph Fiennes with a gala tribute on Oct. 9.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Shakespeare Adaptations You Can View Online

Do you enjoy Shakespeare but don’t really have the time to sit down and deconstruct one of his plays? Well, you’re in luck, since the beginning of motion pictures, his work has been adapted into film and TV productions like these ...

Fiji, Or Not Fiji, That Is The Question

It seems that Hamlet, the perpetually indecisive young prince of William Shakespeare’s enduring tragedy, has finally decided to pull his socks up and make productive use of his time. He’s going on a world tour.

‘William Shakespeare’s Star Wars’ on Shelves July 2

Maybe we just have Darth Vader on the brain after coming across this less-than-menacing Lego Vader, here (scroll down). But, apparently, it’s not just us. EW.

Helen Mirren’s Advice For Young Actors: “Don’t Be Up Your Own Bum”

Aspiring thespians would have to be fairly foolish to turn down the offer of some helpful words of guidance from Dame Helen Mirren, not least because she’s famously blunt, so you won’t have to strain your hand writing reams ...

Shakespeare Day: In Honor of the Bard of Avon

Poet and playwright William Shakespeare is celebrated on April 23 each year, affectionately known as Shakespeare Day, and while today is not a bank holiday (people don’t get the day off of work) in the U.K.

Orlando Bloom Heading to Broadway

“O Orlando, Orlando! Wherefore art thou Orlando?” … yes, yes, the actual line is “Romeo” but Orlando Bloom‘s first name just rolls off the tongue so easily.

How Did Anyone Understand Shakespeare At The Time?

William Shakespeare, it is often said, invented a lot of what we currently call the English language. Not just phrases: you’d expect such a ubiquitous and popular writer to have had more than a passing influence over the sayings ...

The Great British Songbook #6: Shakespeare Goes Pop

A slight deviation from our usual format this week. We won’t be examining American cover versions of British songs, not when we have a proud and patriotic duty to perform.