He speaks at random IX

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Just one or two quite exciting things to make sure you’re in the loop about…

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Imogen (Cymbeline reclaimed)

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Globe Theatre

 

I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoyed Cymbeline, and of my intention to go and see something in Emma Rice’s first season at the Globe. So the two came together quite naturally when she announced the season would include a production of Cymbeline, “renamed and reclaimed” for Imogen, the king’s daughter who is the real heroine of the piece*.

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Shakespeare: The Complete Walk

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23rd April 2016

 

I’ve been hyping this up for some time, and rightly so. Making, and then screening, short films which capture the essence of all 37 plays. Making them free to the public, and putting them up on screens outdoors on the Southbank. This was a major undertaking.

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