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Celebrating Shakespeare's 400th anniversary at the Shakespeare Institute

Celebrating Shakespeare's 400th anniversary at the Shakespeare Institute
Description
Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the Shakespeare Institute talks about the activities and collaborations at the Shakespeare Institute during the 400th Anniversary year.
Date:
22/04/2016

Celebrating Shakespeare - why bother?

Celebrating Shakespeare - why bother?
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) features in an article be the BBC.
Date:
21/04/2016

BBC Radio 3 to live broadcast special programme featuring Shakespeare Institute students as part of the Shakespeare 400th coverage

BBC Radio 3 to live broadcast special programme featuring Shakespeare Institute students as part of the Shakespeare 400th coverage
Description
A special edition of Radio 3's 'Words and Music' will feature performances from six Shakespeare Institute students.
Date:
21/04/2016

The Thomas Dekker marathon

The Thomas Dekker marathon
Description
Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. The exercise enables us to observe, in concentrated form, the development of a single dramatist's imagination and technique, and to experience a large number of neglected plays by a significant talent of the Shakespearian era.
Date:
04/04/2016

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute

Alumni fundraising for the Shakespeare Institute
Description
The University's Alumni Relations Team are fundraising to support Shakespeare Institute projects, as part of a wider campaign to celebrate culture and ensure that we can maintain our outstanding cultural collections.
Date:
01/04/2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016

The University for Shakespeare in 2016
Description
A feature in 'Old Joe', The University of Birmingham alumni magazine, on the Shakespeare Institute - its work, collections and creativity.
Date:
24/03/2016

'The Other Place' Theatre re-opens in Stratford to lead research and creative practice following a University of Birmingham and RSC partnership

Description
The iconic studio theatre, The Other Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon has reopened after undergoing a transformation partly funded by the University of Birmingham, in a five-year partnership with the RSC. The doors opened to the public on Monday 21 March with a new theatre tour, From Page to Stage, starting on Thursday 24 March.
Date:
21/03/2016

Shakespeare and the stuff of life: treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Shakespeare and the stuff of life: treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
Description
A new book edited by Tara Hamling and Delia Garratt, featuring work by Shakespeare Institute and Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies including current PhD students Stephanie Appleton, Victoria Jackson and doctoral graduate Dr Elizabeth Sharrett.
Date:
15/03/2016

A day at The Other Place

A day at The Other Place
Description
Thursday March 10th was a milestone in the university's collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company, when the entire Shakespeare Institute community went around the corner to the RSC's nearly-finished studio theatre The Other Place for the first time.
Date:
14/03/2016
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