Annual London Shakespeare Lecture

2015

March 23 - Dominic Dromgoole: Shakespeare on the Road

Dromgoole, artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, discusses his own experience with Shakespeare as well as the broader reception to Shakespeare internationally. 

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2014

March 24 - Ann Thompson: You need not tell us what Lord Hamlet said." Have we heard it all?

Thompson, emeritus professor, King's College London, draws on her experience of editing Hamlet for the Arden Shakespeare series.

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2013

March 5 - Sir Nicholas Hytner: "Stand and Unfold Yourself!" How to do Shakespeare

Hytner is the artistic director for the National Theatre. His major Shakespeare productions include As You Like It (Royal Exchange, Manchester), The Tempest and King Lear (Royal Shakespeare Company), and Twelfth Night (Lincoln Centre, New York).

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2012

April 11 - Stanley Wells, CBE: Eighty Years of Shakespeare

As teacher, theatregoer, reviewer, lecturer, editor, critic, historian, administrator, conferencegoer and broadcaster, Stanley Wells has spent a lifetime with Shakespeare. In this talk he reflects upon the changes in the Shakespearian scene over the past eighty year, and on his involvement with them.

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