A Remarkable Richard III by BSA Honorary Fellow Adjoa Andoh
14th April 2023
Adjoa Andoh, Honorary Fellow of the BSA, directs and stars in a Richard IIII that remains true to the text but radically transforms our understandings of it. Andoh’s exciting production (Liverpool Playhouse until 22 April and the Rose Theatre Kingston... Read More...
Darren Freebury-Jones: Plucking Shakespeare’s Feathers
23rd March 2023
Dr Darren Freebury-Jones is Lecturer in Shakespeare Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon, Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the BSA’s Education Committee. He is the author of Reading Robert Green: Recovering Shakespeare’s Rival... Read More...
Reanimating and Reconsidering ‘Othello’
13th February 2023
Vanessa I. Corredera (Associate Professor at Andrews University) writes about her work on Othello in ‘post-racial’ America and her recently published monograph, which is available from Edinburgh University Press. Given my scholarship on what in my book I call “reanimations”... Read More...
Daryl Chase – A Social Enterprise ‘Macbeth’ (2023)
10th January 2023
Daryl Chase, director of a new film adaptation of Macbeth, tells us about this socially-minded film project. Our film adaptation of Macbeth, produced by Screen Northants, is a stunning adaptation of Shakespeare’s tale of ambition and madness. Set not in... Read More...
Eoin Price – The Deep Time of the Early Modern Repertory
23rd November 2022
Eoin Price is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Swansea University. His current project, Playgoing Time in Elizabethan London is funded by a Leverhulme Research Fellowship. I am currently working on a project called Playgoing Time in Elizabethan London. The... Read More...
Randall Martin – Cymbeline in the Anthropocene: A Global Eco-Theatrical Collaboration
16th November 2022
Cymbeline in the Anthropocene is an international performance-research project which brings together seven theatre companies and environmentally committed productions from four continents. It is the first collective effort to present Shakespeare’s ecological insights to audiences beyond academia or the Anglosphere. Each... Read More...
Varsha Panjwani – ‘I’m speaking’: Podcasts as Protest
2nd November 2022
Dr Varsha Panjwani is the host of the Women & Shakespeare podcast and the author of Podcasts & Feminist Shakespeare Pedagogy (Cambridge University Press, 2022). In this blog post, Dr Panjwani shares with us an edited excerpt from her book, which is... Read More...
Laura Jayne Wright: Hearing Female Complaint(s) in Early Modern Literature
18th October 2022
Laura Jayne Wright is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Newcastle University, working on ‘Sounds of Distress: Hearing Female Complaint(s) in Early Modern Literature.’ For the last few years, my work has centred around listening. My DPhil thesis and soon-to-be... Read More...
Studying Shakespeare: From Pre-GCSE to A-Level
11th October 2022
Anniyah, a student from Birmingham participating in the Access Project, writes about her experiences of studying Shakespeare’s plays at different points in her education. Shakespeare has played an important part in my education, as the strategies that I have learnt... Read More...
Chris Green: The Education Committee of the British Shakespeare Association
9th August 2022
Chris Green, Chair of the BSA's Education Committee, tells us about the committee's activities, aims, and objectives. The Education committee has been a key aspect of the structure of the British Shakespeare Association for several years. It is one of... Read More...
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