Tag Archives: Henry VI

Performance: “WHAT! ART THOU, LIKE THE ADDER, WAXEN DEAF? BE POISONOUS TOO AND KILL THY FORLORN QUEEN.”

Our friend Filippos Tsitsopoulos will be doing a live multimedia performance at The Light and Shadow Salon at The Horse Hospital on April 22, 2016 doors opening at 7.30 pm. More here. Read also more about Filippos and his project. … 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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Revolting Jack – A Sonnet by John G. Murphy

The sonnet “Revolting Jack” was inspired by a performance of Rufus Hound as Jack Cade, a historical character represented in Part 2 of Henry VI and in Edward IV of the John Barton and Peter Hall adaptation that is known as … Continue reading

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Lisa Hopkins: ‘Athelstan the Virgin King’ -podcast

Lisa Hopkins‘ fantastic talk can be listened to here. She discussed the figure of Athelstan in Early modern drama, especially in Guy of Warwick by Samuel Rowlands, Old Fortunatus by Thomas Dekker, and The Welsh Embassador by Dekker, John Ford, … 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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