SHAKE The New Festival

Saturday 26th October 2019 -

All things Shakespeare for all ages.

Tickets: Kids £1, Teens £2, Adults £12
Under 20s Day Tickets: £6
Adult Day Tickets: £35

1. Dr Bonnie Lander-Johnson:  'Flowers, Folklore and Shakespeare’s Rural Upbringing’ (lecture with actors)
2. Film Screening: David Tennant plays Hamlet at the RSC.
3. Dame Harriet Walter: 'Shakespeare and Gender’ (talk + Q&A), her two books on Shakespeare will be available in the foyer. *
4. SHAKE ART exhibition: Stuart Pearson-Wright, Celia Lyttelton, Eamonn McCabe, Kitty Arden, Jenny Polak, Jenny Hall, Katrin MacGibbon.
5. Cordelia Monsey: Shakespeare's Sonnets (workshop)
6. Caroline Mummery and Roger Eno: (dance workshop) Ariel’s Song from The Tempest set to original music.
7. Rob Gildon and Jenny Hall: a late night medley of music and poetry
8. Professor Grace Ioppolo:  “Vagrant and licentious rabble”: The life of a travelling actor in Shakespeare’s England (lecture).
9. Lucy Bailey, Titus Andronicus: Shock and Gore (workshop).
10. Glynn Maxwell: Writing Plays in Verse (talk) *
11. Jenny Hall, three verse workshops: Introduction to Shakespeare (kids), Rhythm & Rhymes (teens), How to Speak Shake (adults)
12. Ian Kelly: "Shakespeare, Garrick and the Birth of an Icon” (lecture), his book and play Mr Foote’s Other Leg will be available in the foyer.
13. James Holloway: two workshops on Julius Caesar.
14. John Wyver of Illuminations Media: Filming Shakespeare On Stage for the RSC  (talk)
15. A rare film screening: Peter Hall’s RSC A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1959, with Diana Rigg, Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Holm and Charles Laughton.
16. The Cut Choir sings Shakespeare

* Subject to availability

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