Blogs dated June 2014

Thoughts on Henry IV, Part I

June 30, 2014
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Last week's schools' broadcast of Henry IV Part I was watched by thousands of students up and down the country. Sheikh and Igla explain what the experience was like for them.

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Public Understudy Shows AKA 'Pussies'

June 26, 2014
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Lizzie Hopley from The Roaring Girl and Arden of Faversham delves into the world of the RSC Public Understudy.

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HandleBards on tour

June 25, 2014
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We're two weeks into our three month tour, and we've already cycled over 350 miles. In a few days' time we'll be reaching The Dell, with four bikes, two trailers and all the props and costumes we need to perform Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors.

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Jasper Britton

June 20, 2014
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Jasper Britton shares his journey as an actor that led him to play King Henry IV, in Gregory Doran's productions of Henry IV Part I & II.

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Ten actors, 32 Shakespearean Sonnets. Why?

June 18, 2014
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We needed a piece to work on that would give these young actors a chance to explore Shakespeare, to find themselves in his rich and complex language. But this had to be worked around A level exam prep, jobs, holidays and a million other commitments.

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Henry IV Part I schools broadcast

June 12, 2014
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Last week thousands of pupils from all over the UK tuned in to watch our latest production of Henry IV Part I.

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Playing roles with fewer lines

June 5, 2014
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I thought I'd have time. Five scenes in ten acts, one character, no understudying - a very light load by any criteria on this project!

by Paola Dionisotti  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

The Roaring Girl press night

June 4, 2014
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For any of you that might think a theatre press night is about flowers and hobnobbing in the bar...

by Lizzie Hopley  |  3 comments  |  Read this entry

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