Archive | October, 2012
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Maha and Lena from Jordan/London

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It was a real pleasure to have the opportunity to sit down on one of the benches in the Birthplace garden and have a chat with Maha and her sister Lena.  It was Maha’a first visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace and her warmth and enthusiasm for the house and the history it brings to life were […]

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597 YEARS SINCE THE BATTLE OF AGINCOURT

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Today, it is exactly 597 years since the battle of Agincourt was fought on 25th October 1415 – Saint Crispin’s Day.  To celebrate this auspicious anniversary, Shakespeare Aloud actor John-Robert Partridge delivers a brooding and intense performance as Henry V addressing his troops before battle.

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – The Rude Mechanicals from Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Shakespeare ‘s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one-off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – If Music Be the Food of Love

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one-off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name of […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – All the World’s a Stage from As You Like It

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten is a unique Shakespeare Birthplace Trust project – one-off perfomances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a writer and a man.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the […]

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten – To Be Or Not To Be from Hamlet

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Shakespeare ‘s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one-off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – Tis the Winter of our Discontent from Richard lll

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Shakespeare ‘s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one-off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – Out Damned Spot from Macbeth

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – Wherefore art thou Romeo from Romeo and Juliet

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one off performances of some of Shakespeare’s greates speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]

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SHAKESPEARE’S TOP TEN – Friends, Romans, Countrymen from Julius Caesar.

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Shakespeare’s Top Ten is a unique Birthplace project – one off perfomances of some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches filmed in and around the house that shaped him as a man and a writer.  These brief but brilliant bits of Shakespeare showcase the talents of our in-house troupe of professional actors who go under the name […]