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Articles Tagged 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'

Matt Lucas plays Bottom in Russell T. Davies’ TV adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

FIRST LOOK: Russell T Davies’ Adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Pictures have been released of Russell T. Davies‘ forthcoming TV adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, launching as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Season to commemorate 400 years since the playwright’s death. Featuring some of the U.K.’s most loved talent, it’s been billed by at least one critic as “Shakespeare for the Doctor Who generation”. And, by the […]

Robin Wright as Claire Underwood in ‘House of Cards’ (Pic: Netflix)

9 TV Characters Who Owe It All to Shakespeare

Forgive the hyperbole, gentle reader. The stories upon which William Shakespeare based the plays that have so inspired these TV shows are older than he is, and as there’s still some debate as to whether one man actually wrote all of those plays anyway, it’s perhaps a little ripe to suggest he’s the fountainhead from […]