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By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 27th, 2013
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.
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 16th, 2013
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 ...
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.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on June 13th, 2013
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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 11th, 2013
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 ...
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.
“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.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 31st, 2013
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 ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on April 2nd, 2012
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.