Sunday, 24 April 2016

to be or not to be: the intonation is the question

There's a lot going on about Shakespeare at the moment:
President Obama joins Shakespeare's 400th anniversary celebrations (From Herald Scotland)

This blog has done a couple of pages:
Jay Doubleyou: shakespeare
Jay Doubleyou: shakespeare's 450th birthday
Jay Doubleyou: there are several questions around Shakespeare

This is from BBC TV from last night:

Published on Apr 23, 2016
Programme Website: BBC Two - Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
A stellar cast including Paapa Essiedu, Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Tennant, Rory Kinnear, Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench, HRH the Prince of Wales.

Although of course not everyone was happy:
BBC accused of using William Shakespeare celebrations to push 'Left-wing agenda'  | Daily Mail Online

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