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My Favorite Shakespeare Performances

I am not a Shakespeare scholar, but I have read every Shakespeare play (most of them many times) and seen each performed at least once (on stage, television, or as a movie). I make no pretense of being an expert … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Hollow Crown’s Richard III

I learned recently that Al Pacino once planned to play Richard III on the movie screen but decided he could not top Sir Laurence Olivier’s 1955 portrayal (so Pacino created the documentary, Looking for Richard, instead). If Benedict Cumberbatch felt … Continue reading

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Reviewsday: Hollow Crown’s Henry VI Part 2

The Hollow Crown: Henry VI Part 2, the second episode in the second season of the outstanding Hollow Crown series, actually followed the events depicted in Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part 3. If that sounds confusing, it is just the beginning. 

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Reviewsday: Hollow Crown’s Henry VI Part 1

“Wow! What an ending!” Those were my words at the conclusion of Hollow Crown: Henry VI Part 1, the first episode in the second season of the outstanding Hollow Crown series.  But more on that anon.

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