Ye gods! Now it’s Richard and Zombies….!

“…But I have to admit that even I hadn’t seen a Shakespearean production in which Richard III was dragged off screaming by zombies, or in which the conflict between Othello, Iago and Desdemona was played out on the set of The Jerry Springer Show…” The above is an extract from a review here, which production is… Continue reading Ye gods! Now it’s Richard and Zombies….!

A notorious (Shakespearean!) king played by a notorious actor-turned-assassin…!

John Wilkes Booth may have assassinated Abraham Lincoln, but prior to that he was a noted Shakespearean actor, who “…framed his King Richard as a very tragic and even sympathetic figure, more so than the character is originally.”