Nottingham Shakespeare Society

2019-2022


Review of RSC’s Feb/March 2020 season at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham ‘Measure for Measure’ ‘As You Like It’ ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

I came to these productions rather late. I’d read the reviews and listened to the feedback from those who’d either seen them in Stratford or in the cinema as...

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Date: March 13th at 5:35pm
Author: Sandra
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2019-2020


Nottingham Shakespeare Society

March 4th 2020

Henry IV Part I: Talk by Lisa Hopkins Sheffield Hallam University

Review by Julia Pirie

Professor Hopkins’ talk made me want to apply for a PhD at Sheffield Hallam on the spot! She is a great speaker: hugely well informed; articulate and engross...

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Date: March 4th at 5:35pm
Author: Sandra
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2019-2021


Nottingham Shakespeare Society

February 4th 2020

‘Two Potential Marriages and What Might be a Funeral’. A talk on ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ by Anthony Rice

Review by Julia Pirie

Anthony began by considering the kind of titles Shakespeare gave the plays written between 1598-1600. He was well-e...

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Date: February 24th at 5:35pm
Author: Sandra
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2019-2020


Nottingham Shakespeare Society

January 21st ‘Coriolanus’ – a reading

Commentary by Julia Pirie

At roughly 3,824 lines long, ‘Coriolanus’ is only about 200 lines shorter than Shakespeare’s longest play, ‘Hamlet’. At an estimate of 1 000 lines an hour reading time, both these, and many other of...

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Date: January 21st at 5:35pm
Author: Sandra
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2019-2020


Nottingham Shakespeare Society

7th January 2020 Coriolanus and the popular voice: Dr Ben Burton

Review by Julia Pirie

At this week’s meeting, Dr Burton from Nottingham High School offered a reading of Coriolanus through a consideration of the play’s ‘popular voice’. He began with the entranc...

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Date: January 7th at 5:35pm
Author: Sandra
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