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By Paul Hechinger | Posted on November 10th, 2011
Anglophenia recently ran a piece about Shakespeare authorship theories, occasioned by the release of the movie Anonymous, which argues that Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford wrote the work normally attributed to William ...
On an episode of Whitechapel, BBC America's new crime drama, DI Chandler (Rupert Penry-Jones) and Buchan (Steve Pemberton) pay a visit to the grave of Mary Kelly, one of Jack the Ripper's victims. That tomb is just one of Britain's best-known final resting places. Take a look at 10 of Britain's most famous graves.
By Tom Brook | Posted on October 27th, 2011
German-born director Roland Emmerich — best known for directing Hollywood disaster epics like Independence Day — has turned his hand to Shakespeare, or, more specifically, to the costume drama and thriller Anonymous. The ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on October 24th, 2011
If the Kennedy assassination doesn’t interest you, and you’ve got a few extra years on your hands, you might want to look into the debate over who wrote William Shakespeare’s plays.
By Tom Brook | Posted on October 18th, 2011
The historical thriller Anonymous is fanning the flames of the age-old debate over whether or not William Shakespeare wrote the works attributed to him. In the film Brit actor Rafe Spall plays Shakespeare but, as I discovered, it’s ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 24th, 2011
Of all of the questions in the world, all of the mysteries left to uncover, all of the ailments left to heal, all of the new frontiers left to explore, who could have predicted that the next big one to tackle would be whether any of the ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 2nd, 2011
Last night saw the first performance of Josie Rourke’s new production of the Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing, which just so happens to star David Tennant opposite his former TARDIS travelling companion, Catherine Tate.
Guest blogger Paul Hechinger has returned with a new post. This week, he takes us inside the world of Shakespeare in the Park. But this isn’t your grandfather’s Shakespeare.