Tag Archives: William Shakespeare

Celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with some free lessons

Parents and teachers looking for teaching resources and inspiration would do worse this week than look to the life and work of the Bard. LAURA STEELE, from education resource experts PlanBee, offers some tips Many consider Shakespeare to be the … Continue reading

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Bottom’s up to no good, as CODA takes the Bard outdoors

Apparently, it all began when someone in CODA, the Croydon Operatic and Dramatic Association, misheard one of their colleagues say, “Michael Hall has got a lovely bottom.” Now, a few months later, Hall is to play a lovely Bottom in CODA’s … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Wandle Park, Jul 30-Aug 2

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Live Long and Prospero, as Star Trek meets the X Factor

BELLA BARTOCK got all spaced out last night as she saw the latest production from the Mitre Players No need to travel to the West End this week when you have this high-energy production of the highly entertaining Return to … Continue reading

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A tale of sound and fury: Shakespeare’s Croydon facelift

BELLA BARTOCK’s big night out this week was in Carshalton, to see Macbeth re-set amid the flames of last year’s riots. She found much to admire Dubstep remixes of Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky are not what you’d expect in the auditorium … Continue reading

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“There’s daggers in men’s smiles”: this Macbeth is a riot

As if the events of August 8 last year were not dramatic enough, the Breakfast Cat Theatre Company is about to make a drama out of Croydon’s crisis, staging a riot-inspired adaptation of Macbeth later this month. Many of the … Continue reading

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