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Tolkien inspired 'As You Like It' gives a Helping Hand to vulnerable people and features on BBC Radio

August 21, 2022

60 Hour Shakespeare® presents 'As You Like It' inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien's 'There and Back Again' and Thomas Lodge's Elizabethan novel 'Rosalynde' to raise money for Helping Hands Community Project Leamington Spa.

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​The Shakespeare Theatrical Universe turns the original theatre practice of 60 Hour Shakespeare® inside out

August 13, 2022

The Shakespeare Theatrical Universe turns the original theatre practice of 60 Hour Shakespeare® inside out. Shakespeare wrote in parts and those parts, or cue scripts, told stories outside of the plays of which they are now a part. This year, the multiverse of Ophelia and Mercutio came to Reading Abbey Ruins with New Beginnings for the characters and the homeless.

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Shakespeare's Globe actor features in Romeo and Juliet to support bereaved children

May 22, 2021

Shakespeare's Globe actor Colin Hurley plays Lord Capulet in a production of Romeo and Juliet, costumed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, to raise money for bereaved children with Daisy's Dream.

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RSC Associate supports international staging of Twelfth Night in aid of children’s art charity

April 20, 2021

60 Hour Shakespeare to perform Twelfth Night in association with the Fiorentini Foundation and Michael Corbidge, raising money to help disadvantaged children access the world of the performing arts.

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New Yorker Nettie is no April Fool!

April 1, 2021

Talented actor/singer Nettie Chickering is proving she is no April Fool as Feste in this ground-breaking production of Twelfth Night. Taking her inspiration from the likes of Josephine Baker and Ella Fitzgerald, she swings and sways to some darn hot bluesy jazz notes in 60 Hour Shakespeare’s reimagining of Illyria as Upper West Side Manhattan in 1919.

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