Sharon Le Ray

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Why Shakespeare should be child’s play

Children as young as five can be 'captivated' by Shakespeare - schools must reach them before it's too late, says RSC artistic director Gregory Doran<p>Children as young as five should be exposed to Shakespeare, according to the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, who believes the …

Here’s What Shakespeare’s Plays Sounded Like With Their Original English Accent

In this short documentary, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, look at the differences between English pronunciation now and how …

Review: Shakespeare at Play for iPad

Shakespeare. A word that can strike terror, or delight into a person. For me, mainly terror as I endure flashbacks of my A-level English Literature teacher screaming “Potter! How is Caliban portrayed as evil?!” as I sat there looking shifty trying to adjust my Kurt Cobain style curtains (hair, not …

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The App’s The Thing: Shakespeare, Rebooted

The world’s most famous playwright was a media theorist, says the co-creator of a new “Tempest” app for iPad, Notre Dame professor Elliott Visconsi. Here he explains how you re-create the bard for the iOS age.<p>Today the lofty <i>Times Literary Supplement</i>–“the leading international forum for literary …

Great Britons: William Shakespeare – A Primer on the Greatest English Playwright

William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s …