Tag Archives: John Barton

Sir Stanley Wells: The Genius of Shakespeare -podcast

Sir Stanley Wells delivers the 2017 Rose Theatre Shakespeare Birthday Lecture. The lecture is entitled ‘The Genius of Shakespeare’. The session is chaired by Richard Wilson. The Shakespearean actor Andrew Jarvis receives the Lifetime Achievement Award from the British Shakespeare Association on behalf … Continue reading

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‘Shakespeare et les couleurs du temps’ par Dominique Goy-Blanquet

Dominique Goy-Blanquet, one of France’s leading Shakespeareans and a friend of Kingston Shakespeare, has written a historic article on the Wars of the Roses, where she discusses the plays and the adaptation, also mentioning the Shakespeare and Scandinavia conference. The … 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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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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Discussion on the Barton / Hall Wars of the Roses + cast Q&A

While still recovering from the exciting Shakespeare and Scandinavia marathon a few days ago, we are pleased to announce a brilliant line-up of speakers for the third session in the Shakespeare and Sovereignty series, this time addressing the Barton / … Continue reading

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KiSS: Shakespeare and Sovereignty series, Autumn 2015

We are proud to announce this Autumn’s series of talks at the Kingston Shakespeare Seminar. On the topic of ‘Shakespeare and Sovereignty’ KiSS presents a season of debates and lectures marking Trevor Nunn’s production of The Wars of the Roses. Here is … Continue reading

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