Cowards die many times before their deaths.
The valiant never taste of death but once.
These are the celebrated lines from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar that Nelson Mandela marked on 16… Read the rest
While other actors are remembered because they were Hamlet, Phedre, or Cleopatra, Ellen Terry is remembered because she was Ellen Terry.
So wrote the writer Virginia Woolf of Ellen … Read the rest
‘Scarcely popular’ and ‘seldom acted’. So the famous Shakespearean scholar AC Bradley observed of Shakespeare’s tragedy Coriolanus. Nevertheless we have seen a series of new productions, notably in … Read the rest
‘It’s that moment in Macbeth when Duncan says… ‘There’s no art/To find the mind’s construction in the face”.’
So suggested Shadow Minister for Welfare Reform Chris Bryant … Read the rest