Last night, QandA donated their weekly discussion to all things Shakespeare. But with 96% of the audience agreeing with the panel, I’m wondering what was really debated.
While sticks and stones may break bones, the insult remains the only way to ruin someone utterly. But, what separates the good from the bad?
We spoke to Jessica Tovey about the complexities of playing not only a Shakespearean role, but his most honoured and nuanced female character, Portia in The Merchant of Venice.
Morning, all. It’s whatever today is. What happened while you were asleep? Well, the AWU called the Dreamworld disaster, the UN blamed both sides for stopping their plan, and William Shakespeare officially had help. Dearie doo.
“Shall I compare thee to a warm Saturday?” …that’s how it went, right? In the latest edition of Intro-verse, we get particular with the bard-ed mash note that is the sonnet.
Happy death day William Shakespeare! To celebrate, we’ve decided to modernise his work through our handy bard translator. First up, Macbeth!
Devoted Bardite Loretta Barnard has taken it upon herself to explain the brilliance of William Shakespeare to you haters, in plain english.
Our favourite cream-faced loon Paris Portingale reckons that William Shakespeare definitely wrote all of his plays…if he didn’t, why are there so many statues of him around the place?
Our hack editor Mathew Mackie has a complicated relationship with William Shakespeare, especially now he’s discovered how many words were invented by the great man.