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Theatrical Thresholds -podcast (KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds)

The opening session of KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds features Jami Rogers and Ildiko Solti within and without the theatre and performance. Dr Rogers discusses casting politics on stage and in cinema focusing on the portrayal of race in the media (from … Continue reading

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‘Diverse Casting and The Wars of the Roses’ by Jami Rogers

Here is an important piece by Jami Rogers on casting politics. Written before Trevor Nunn’s Wars of the Roses run began, it pertinent to return to this vital issue, especially now that the run has ended. Nunn’s all-white cast and the ‘historical … Continue reading

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Wars of the Roses reviews

The Wars of the Roses by Trevor Nunn is nearing the end of its run. It had its share of deserved controversy for its casting politics (follow the link to read the excellent blog post by Jami Rogers) but the cast have … Continue reading

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Barton / Hall Wars of the Roses Adaptation – panel podcast

Here is the recording of the panel on the John Barton and Peter Hall Wars of the Roses adaptation with Stuart Hampton-Reeves, Dominique Goy-Blanquet, Heather Neill, and Alex Waldmann. Frank Whately, emeritus Professor at Kingston University and one of the … Continue reading

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