Posted: 11 November 2013
George Bernard Shaw once described the Taming of the Shrew as 'one vile insult to womanhood and manhood'.
Dr PA Skantze from the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance will be discussing the extent to which misogyny and violence to women features in Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew at the Globe Theatre on Thursday 21st November 2013 at 7.00pm. The discussion, entitled "To Kill a Wife With Kindness: Misogyny and Stereotyping in Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew" will have Dr Skantze on a panel alongside Dr Farah Karim-Cooper from Kings College, actress Samantha Spiro and director Lucy Bailey.
The discussion will take place in the Nancy Knowles Lecture Theatre at the Globe Theatre. Tickets are available from the Shakespeare's Globe box office priced £10 (or £8 students and concessions).
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Professor Graham White’s 2013 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd featured on BBC Radio 4 and available on IPlayer for the next month.
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Posted: 8 December 2017
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