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Shakespeare performances in or near Cardiff

June 23, 2010

Next month there will be two open air performances of Shakespeare’s plays as part of the Cardiff Festival:

The Tempest at Cardiff Castle 1-2 July

Much Ado About Nothing at the Muesum of Welsh Life 7-17 July

Meanwhile, the Mid Wales Shakespeare Centre is holding a Family Shakespeare Festival on 2-4 July which includes workshops, performances and talks from Germaine Greer and RSC director Tim Carrol.

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Shakespeare and Wales book

April 18, 2010

To find out more about the Shakespeare and Wales book (eds. Willy Maley and Philip Schwyzer), and thoughts about the topic from the independent scholar, John Idris Jones, click on the icon here.             ————->

Besides essays from a dazzling array of scholars, the book includes an Afterword by Dr. Katie Gramich (Cardiff University) and an essay on ‘Shakespeare’s Welsh Roots’ by Prof. Richard Wilson (Cardiff University).

To find out about the Shakespeare and Wales Symposium at Cardiff University on April 23rd click here.

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Shakespeare and Wales

March 29, 2010

Shakespeare and Wales

Public Lecture and Symposium

Friday April 23rd, 2010

The afternoon will include a lecture by the award winning theatre director, Michael Bogdanov, and a symposium led by scholars from around the world.

Bydd gweithgareddau’r prynhawn yn cynnwys darlith gan y cyfarwyddwr theatr enwog, Michael Bogdanov, ynghyd â symposiwm a arweinir gan ysgolheigion o bedwar ban y byd.

Wallace Lecture Theatre, Main Building, Cardiff University


12pm  Public Lecture:

Michael Bogdanov, “The Welsh in Shakespeare”

2.30-6pm Symposium: “Shakespeare and Wales”

Participants include:

David J. Baker (North Carolina)
Michael Bogdanov (Theatre/Film Director)
Martin Coyle (Cardiff)
Dominique Goy-Blanquet (Picardie)
Katie Gramich (Cardiff)
Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam)
Chris Ivic (Bath Spa)
Margaret Jones-Davies (Sorbonne)
Willy Maley (Glasgow)
Stewart Mottram (Aberystwyth)
Philip Schwyzer (Exeter)
Margaret Tudeau-Clayton (Neuchâtel)
Richard Wilson (Cardiff)

Generously supported by Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication and Philosophy

Admission is free, but please register your interest in attending by sending an email to encap-events2010@cf.ac.uk or by telephone on 029 2087 6049. The event will take place in Cardiff University’s Main Building, opposite the Students’ Union on Park Place, CF10 3AT.

View symposium poster here and the university’s symposium website here.

Learn more about the portrait of Philip Proger here.

The Main Building is no. 39 on the map here.

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