Archive acquired of theatre and film actor Peter O’Toole
Peter O’Toole’s rapier from Laurence Olivier’s “Hamlet,” the debut production of the National Theatre, 1963.
The age is the thing: Sir Ian McKellen to take on Hamlet at 81
Age cannot wither him, Sir Ian McKellen has declared, and there has never been doubt about his versatility.The actor, who is 81, has disclosed that he is to take on the role of Hamlet in a casting
For ever and a day: why we turn to Shakespeare at times of crisis
Four hundred years after his death, the dramatist remains a uniquely powerful touchstone. In this extract from his new book, Robert McCrum considers his evergreen appeal
Sublimée par des héroïnes sensuelles et envoûtantes comme Scarlett O'Hara, la Reine Margot ou Jessica Rabbit... les robes rouges les plus mythiques du cinéma.
«Ακόμα μυρίζει αίμα εδώ, και όλα τα μυρωδικά της Αραβίας δεν θα μπορέσουν ποτέ να ξεπλύνουν τούτο το χεράκι» ― Η λαίδη Μάκβεθ προσπαθεί να καθαρίσει από τα χέρια της τους φανταστικούς λεκέδες από το αίμα του βασιλιά Ντάγκαν... Η Ιsuzu Υamada ως Λαίδη Μάκβεθ στο «Ο θρόνος του αίματος» του Ακίρα Κουροσάβα (1957)
Shakespeare Collected | Showcase Items
See some early editions of Shakespeare's plays along with a selection of related books and manuscripts. You can also find out more about the collections and build your own Shakespeare scrapbook.
Shakespeare knew a thing or two about self-isolation | The Spectator
‘Now I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in To saucy doubts and fears.’ Shakespeare got there first, as ever, and he probably knew a thing or two about being in quarantine. The plague lurked darkly, and people were as aware of its dangers as we are of Covid-19. The theatres definitely closed, so ...