• The RSC At 60

    Laura Sherratt This year marks the 60-year anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon. The company was formally established on 20 March 1961, following Peter Hall’s creation of a summer Shakespeare festival and has since achieved global acclaim. The RSC is at the forefront worldwide of performing Shakespeare...
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    Featuring You – Episode 2

    Impact Features Join Impact’s Features team as they catch up with Rachel Elphick, winner of our Article of the Month award and meme historian extraordinaire! You can check out Rachel’s winning article here. Featured image courtesy of Isabelle Raikes and Impact Podcasts via Canva. Music courtesy of: https://www.purple-planet.com/ Did you know...
  • Shakespeare And Gender On Stage

    Maisie Jane Garvin Imagine visiting the theatre and seeing your favourite Shakespearean heroine: Desdemona, Ophelia, Lady Macbeth or Hermia, being played by a man. Perhaps there would be uproar. Yet, it is interesting to note that in the contemporary performances of these plays, the leading ladies would have in...
  • ‘I Think He Was Called Rosalind’ @ NNT Quarantine Season

    Abigail Whitehead reviews 'I Think He Was Called Rosalind' @ NNT Quarantine Season...
  • The Curtain Call (Season 1) – ‘I Think He Was Called Rosalind’

    Daisy Forster In the final episode of this season, Daisy chats with Tara Anegada, Chiara Crompton and Sophie Curtis to head behind the scenes of ‘I Think He Was Called Rosalind’, a reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’. ‘I Think He Was Called Rosalind’ will be broadcast on...
  • [The Fall of] Julius Caesar @ NNT

    “How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over?” asks the character of Cassius in William Shakespeare’s timeless "(The Fall of) Julius Caesar". The answer is for many ages, most recently by the Nottingham New Theatre for the entirely online quarantine season....
  • To Become A King Is To Become A Killer @ NNT

    ‘Within five years of Scotland voting yes to independence, the King is murdered, and the country is thrown into panic. Those watching the events unfold from both inside and outside begin to question: Can the young monarchy survive such a brutal murder? And who would hate the King enough...