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The Duchesses of Malfi

15 September 2017

This week, the RSC announced its new season of productions. Excitingly, the company will produce The Duchess of Malfi; even more excitingly, it will be directed by Maria Aberg, who...

After Before Shakespeare

4 September 2017

I wrote a blog post for the Before Shakespeare project, reflecting on their recent conference. You can read the full post via the link below. The Before Shakespeare conference is over....

Still Harping on Shakespeare

20 November 2016

This weekend I had the opportunity to speak to the Swansea branch of the Historical Association at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea. I loved it: it’s a real pleasure...