The Rose Theatre Shakespeare Birthday Lecture will be given by Charles Nicholl (Sussex). The talk is entitled ‘Counterfeit Presentments: Portraits of Shakespeare and the messages they send’. We will convene at the Gallery of the Rose Theatre, Kingston starting at 7 pm. Also, see the event page. This is free and open to everyone!
Charles Nicholl is the author of numerous Elizabethan studies, including The Reckoning: The Murder of Christopher Marlowe, which won the James Tait Black Prize for biography, and The Lodger: Shakespeare on Silver Street. He has also written an acclaimed biography of Leonardo da Vinci, and an account of Arthur Rimbaud’s years in Africa, Somebody Else, which was awarded the Hawthornden Prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and is currently Honorary Professor of English at Sussex University.