Blogs dated January 2014

Bodies, beers and Burns

January 31, 2014
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Nick Day  has a busy week socially - with a trip to the pub and a Burns Night celebration.

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Long bow lessons at the RSC

January 31, 2014
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Martin Bassindale , part of the Henry IV company, had a good day in rehearsals this week - he learned to shoot a long bow.

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Rehearsing The Taming of the Shrew

January 31, 2014
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We asked Rebecca Frecknall, Assistant Director on First Encounter: The Taming of the Shrew, to talk to us about the rehearsal process and how the play is being adapted for younger audiences.

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History lessons at the RSC

January 23, 2014

Martin Bassindale  plays Peto in the Henry IV plays. This is his first post for Whispers from the wings. It's week four of rehearsals and he's pondering the history lessons he's had so far.

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Running for cover

January 23, 2014

Nick Day  (Norfolk) blogs from the understudy rehearsals and performances of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.

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Greetings from Miami

January 23, 2014
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Antony and Cleopatra has opened in Miami and our blogger, deputy stage manager Evangeline Whitlock, has written to us from the tropical south about the differences in staging the production at the Colony Theater.

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The stress to impress the press

January 16, 2014
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Have Nick Day (Norfolk) and Lydia Leonard (Anne Boleyn) just invented the 'Tudor selfie'? Find out in Nick's report from Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies press night.

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Guy Henry

January 16, 2014
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Guy Henry is playing Hook in Wendy and Peter Pan this season. But he's also played his fair share of Shakespearean characters. He talks to Viv about his pathway to Shakespeare.

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Always some way to go

January 9, 2014
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Nick Day , Wolf Hall's Norfolk, blogs from opening week and shines a light on quick changes in the wardrobe department.

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