Reflecting on the year 2018 brings me both feelings of sadness and pride. To say this year has been tough is definitely an understatement, yet somehow I have managed to leave 2018 so much stronger and happier than when it started. I am writing this post as a quick reflection of what made my 2018 … Continue reading What 2018 Has Taught Me!
Where? Within 28 days, a replica of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre was erected in an ordinary car park in the city centre of York. It is named the Rose Theatre, nicknamed as the pop-up globe and is host to the performances of Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, and Midsummers Night Dream. Me and my family were lucky … Continue reading Romeo and Juliet in Theatre
As part of the English Literature A level, students in my college are required to learn about the play of The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster. Today, we were given the opportunity of watching this Jacobean tragedy live in The Swan Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon which is also the birth place of Shakespeare. Brief Overview … Continue reading Experience: The Duchess of Malfi in theatre.
Last Saturday, I had the opportunity of watching an amazing production of Much Ado about Nothing in Wigan Little Theatre. Due to this theatre being local, quite small and without a large amount of funding, all of the actors were amateurs and the set was made by volunteers. For me, this gives a strong sense … Continue reading Experience: Much Ado About Nothing in Theatre.
Recently, me and my parents spent a day visiting the village of Haworth in order to experience the Brontë Parsonage. The day was both extremely educational and enjoyable as I am currently studying the text of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë for my English Literature coursework. Upon arrival at the Brontë parsonage, I had a … Continue reading Experience: My Visit to the Brontë Parsonage.
Hi all, Earlier this year I was lucky enough to visit Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London as a birthday present. As a relatively new admirer of Shakespeare’s work, it was an excellent opportunity for me to learn more about the life and influence of Shakespeare on modern society. Me and my parents started our day … Continue reading Experience: My Visit to The Globe Theatre, London (featuring a scrummy afternoon tea).