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The Al-Hamlet Summit  

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Graham Holderness

~playauthor~Written by~ Sulayman Al Bassam , Graham Holderness ~playauthor~Edited by~ Graham Holderness

Methuen Drama, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (9), Female (2), Male (7), Unassigned (0)

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...The Al-Hamlet Summit sees the familiar characters of Hamlet reborn as delegates placed in a conference room in an unnamed modern Arab state on the brink of war...

The Speaker’s Progress: A play in the shadow of revolution  

Edited by

Graham Holderness

~playauthor~Written by~ Sulayman Al Bassam , Graham Holderness ~playauthor~Edited by~ Graham Holderness

Methuen Drama, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Acts: 3, Scenes: 12, Roles: Total (10), Female (4), Male (6), Unassigned (0)

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...A forensic reconstruction of Twelfth Night which transforms into an unequivocal act of defiance towards the state, forming a dark satire on the decades of hopelessness and political inertia that fed twenty-first-century revolts across...

Richard III, an Arab Tragedy  

Edited by

Graham Holderness

~playauthor~Written by~ Sulayman Al Bassam , Graham Holderness ~playauthor~Edited by~ Graham Holderness

Methuen Drama, 2014

Bloomsbury Publishing

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Acts: 5, Scenes: 30, Roles: Total (20), Female (5), Male (15), Unassigned (0)

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...A contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's classic revenge tragedy, reworked and transplanted into the scorching oil-rich Islamic world of the Gulf...

British Theatre Companies: 1980–1994

Graham Saunders

Graham Saunders is Reader in Theatre Studies at the University of Reading. He has written extensively on contemporary British theatre, including three volumes on the work of Sarah Kane, is the author of Patrick Marber's Closer (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2008) and co-editor of Cool Britannia: Political Theatre in the 1990s (Palgrave, 2008). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre Companies 1980–1994 : Joint Stock Theatre Company, Gay Sweatshop, Théâtre de Complicité, Forced Entertainment, Women’s Theatre Group, and Talawa

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015

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... and Leicester might be expected to be lower, by not touring nationally these companies reinforced a sense of remaining outside the mainstream. A year earlier, Graham Devlin, whose influential 1986 report on touring...

‘An Actor’s Art’: Shakespeare the Player

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...We know that Shakespeare worked as an actor, and it is usually assumed that this is how he began his career. The very few facts that record this detail render it an especially uncertain dimension of the Shakespeare biography; which is more...

Shakespeare the Writer

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...Shakespeare is celebrated as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, of writers – ‘above all other writers,’ as Samuel Johnson described him. Today the word ‘writing’ is more likely to signify the noun, ‘something written,’ than the verb,...

Shakespeare the Butcher Boy

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...†Shakespeare ended his days as a successful writer and a wealthy man. He had acted before monarchs, and established a reputation as a dramatist that was already spreading beyond his native shores. But how did he begin?People have found...

Shakespeare the Businessman

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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... houses in Henley Street. He invested in farm produce and land around Stratford, as well as in houses. In 1598 he was listed as a holder of malt and corn, and is also recorded as selling some of it. In 1602 he bought arable land with common...

Shakespeare’s Face: ‘The mind’s construction’

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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... ownership and control of both economic and cultural power, the Bardcard proved its holder’s title to credit by displaying the image of the one major author whose responsibility for the cultural productions attributed to him has been consistently...

Shakespeare in Love: ‘Husband, I come’

Graham Holderness

Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama, and General Editor of the peer-reviewed journal Critical Survey. He is also a creative writer, novelist and award-winning poet. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nine Lives of William Shakespeare

Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

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...Shakespeare is a great poet of love. Many of his verses and phrases on love embellish the language of popular romantic sentiment: ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?’; ‘To me, fair friend, you never can be old’; ‘Love is not love...