Tag Archives: Peter Hall

Sir Peter Hall (1930 – 2017)

Kingston Shakespeare Seminar mourns Sir Peter Hall, an irreplaceable Chancellor of Kingston University and the founding director and presiding genius of the Rose Theatre. Sir Peter’s vision of the Rose as a ‘teaching theatre’, where actors and academics would work … 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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