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Lear - Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

Lear – Canterbury Shakespeare Festival

‘The weight of this sad time we must obey: Speak what we feel not what we aught to say’ – Act V, Scene III Lear, a single mother of three, slips into madness after ill treatment from her daughters. Set over one night, the play explores family, love, mental health, and the experience of the human condition. Location: St Stephen’s Church Hall Tuesday 23rd July 7.30pm Wednesday 24th July 7.30pm… Read Article →

9 Elements of a Shakespearean Tragedy

9 Elements of a Shakespearean Tragedy

In this GSA Shakespeare in Schools – Macbeth video we go look at the 9 elements that make up a Shakespearean Tragedy. We are now taking bookings for Hamlet, which will tour to Cork, Athlone and Dublin this Autumn 2019. Subscribe to our Channel for more! but there are nine elements of a Shakespearean tragedy number one the tragic hero a tragic hero is one of the most significant elements… Read Article →

Shakespeare Summarized: Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare Summarized: Much Ado About Nothing

BREAKING NEWS: Overly Sarcastic Productions has a twitter now! Check it out: This was originally for my English class, but what the heck. This six-minute video explains in short what Shakespeare graced us with in long: the classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. A tale of romance, humor, and plain-dealing villainy you’ll almost certainly be forced to read at least once in your lifetime. If this one works out, I… Read Article →

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1/2

A House to Let (FULL Audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1/2

A House to Let audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812 — 1870), Wilkie Collins (1824 — 1889), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 — 1865), Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 — 1864). A House to Let is a novella originally published in 1858 in the Christmas edition of Dickens’ Household Words magazine. Each of the contributors wrote a chapter (stories within a story, and in the case of Adelaide Anne Procter, as a story in… Read Article →

Gnomeo & Juliet: "Gnomeo Chats Up Shakespeare" Clip

Gnomeo & Juliet: "Gnomeo Chats Up Shakespeare" Clip

Become a fan on Facebook and order here: Gnomeo & Juliet available on Two-Disc Blu-ray™/ DVD Combo on May 24, 2011. The greatest love story ever told, starring…garden gnomes? In “Gnomeo & Juliet,” Shakespeare’s revered tale gets a comical, off-the-wall makeover. Directed by Kelly Asbury (co-director of “Shrek 2”) and showcasing both classic and original songs by Elton John, the film features the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt… Read Article →

The battle of the Greek tragedies - Melanie Sirof

The battle of the Greek tragedies – Melanie Sirof

View full lesson: The world of modern theater owes its roots to the tragedians of Ancient Greece. As far back as the 5th Century BCE, actors and playwrights were entertaining the masses with intriguing stories. Melanie Sirof unveils the ancient theatrical innovations that made the way for Broadway. Lesson by Melanie Sirof, animation by Andrew Foerster. المترجم: Rami Alafandiالمدقّق: Anwar Dafa-Alla مساء الخير…سيداتي وسادتي نرحب بكم في اليوم النهائيللمعركة المثيرة… Read Article →

Shakespeare Summarized: Macbeth

Shakespeare Summarized: Macbeth

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Here it is! The Scottish Play. The bloodiest of the bloody. An epic tale of magic, madness and stabbing. It’s so gory, even Tarantino thinks it’s over the top. Making it funny was pretty tough. 😀

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 5

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 5

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

Shakespeare Summarized: The Tempest

Shakespeare Summarized: The Tempest

BREAKING NEWS: Overly Sarcastic Productions has a twitter now! Check it out: At last! It’s not a tragedy! It may have been Shakespeare’s final play, but that doesn’t mean it’s my final summary! Hopefully, you lucky folks will get to hear my melodious rambling for a while yet. PATREON: www.patreon.com/user?u=4664797 MERCH LINKS: Shirts – All the other stuff – Find us on Twitter @OSPYouTube! Shakespeare writes tragedies. Shakespeare writes comedies…. Read Article →

Shakespeare Summarized: Romeo And Juliet

Shakespeare Summarized: Romeo And Juliet

Yeah, sorry. I don’t like this play very much. I know it’s a classic, I know it inspired countless other love stories… I… I can’t help it. It’s just too funny. I’m sorry if you actually thought this play was tragic, because I did not respect your opinion here at ALL.

Act 3, Scene 2 | Hamlet | Royal Shakespeare Company

Act 3, Scene 2 | Hamlet | Royal Shakespeare Company

Watch the scene from Hamlet in which Hamlet (Paapa Essiedu) confronts Rosencrantz (James Cooney) and Guildenstern (Bethan Cullinane). I'll get her a shall take the ghost word for a thousand pounds they precede anyone I love when they took a poison hanging they will don't ever come to music on the recorders me a word so whole history I say what up everything is retirement marvelous distempered weave drinks huh… Read Article →

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories by P. G. WODEHOUSE (FULL Audiobook)

Selected Short Stories. P. G. WODEHOUSE (1881 – 1975) SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL: – Try Audible and Get 2 Free Audiobooks: (Affiliate Link) – Buy in our store: (Affiliate Link) (Full audio books for everyone earns money off of the above links.) A miscellaneous collection of short stories, not featuring any of Wodehouse’s regular characters, most concern love and romance and, being Wodehouse, all are amusing.(Summary by Wikipedia) Genre(s): Humorous Fiction… Read Article →

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors (FULL Audiobook)

The Sikh Religion: Its Gurus, Sacred Writings and Authors, Volume 1 Max Arthur MACAULIFFE (1841 – 1913) Michael MacAuliffe (also known as Max Arthur Macauliffe) was a senior British administrator, prolific scholar and author. Macauliffe is renowned for his translation of Sikh scripture and history into English. This is one of the first (and still one of the few) comprehensive books about the Sikh religion in the English language. MacAuliffe… Read Article →

William Shakespeare - Playwright | Mini Bio | BIO

William Shakespeare – Playwright | Mini Bio | BIO

William Shakespeare (baptized on April 26, 1564 to April 23, 1616) was an English playwright, actor and poet also known as the “Bard of Avon” and often called England’s national poet. Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, he was an important member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men company of theatrical players from roughly 1594 onward. Written records give little indication of the way in which Shakespeare’s professional life molded his artistry. All… Read Article →

The Jungle Book |  Great Author- Rudyard Kipling | The Life History of Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book | Great Author- Rudyard Kipling | The Life History of Rudyard Kipling

Famous Personalities and Events: Writer of The Jungle Book | Great Author- Rudyard Kipling | The Life History of Rudyard Kipling Link: Channel: Free Music for Commercial Use Song Title: The 126ers – Wish You’d Come True Video by Edupedia World (www.edupediaworld.com), Free Online Education. Download our App : Click here for more videos on Famous Personalities and Events. All Rights Reserved. considered one of the great English writers Joseph… Read Article →

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens - part 1

Hard Times (FULL audiobook) by Charles Dickens – part 1

Hard Times audiobook by Charles Dickens (1812-1870) Hard Times, the shortest of Dickens’s full-length novels, is set in the fictitious Victorian-England city of Coketown, where facts are the rule and all fancy is to be stamped out. The plot centers around the men and women of the town, some of whom are beaten down by the city’s utilitarian ideals and some of whom manage to rise above it. The novel… Read Article →

Miracle's Top Five : Ancient Greek Authors

Miracle's Top Five : Ancient Greek Authors

This video is about Classical Greek. Greek is the oldest civilization as per the existing records. Poetry took birth in ancient Greece, from there it came to Rome and then England. The greek Mythology forms the base of most of Ancient Literature, I learned welcome to miracle English language and literature Institute and professor abba sharma and in this video we are going to discuss classical Greek authors the ancient… Read Article →

Shakespeare's Lear

Shakespeare's Lear

Melvyn Bragg and guests examine Shakespeare’s bloodthirsty tragedy, King Lear. With Catherine Belsey, Jonathan Bate and Katherine Duncan-Jones.

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (FULL Audiobook) - part 1

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales (FULL Audiobook) – part 1

The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales audiobook by John Charles Dent (1841-1888) The Gerrard Street Mystery and Other Weird Tales John Charles Dent, the author of the following remarkable stories, was born in Kendal, Westmorland, England, in 1841. His parents emigrated to Canada shortly after that event, bringing with them, of course, the youth who was afterwards to become the Canadian author and historian. Mr. Dent received his… Read Article →