Shakespeare: The Man from Stratford
Shakespeare is the greatest writer the world has ever known. He is the man who created the cleverest comedies and most towering tragedies in our literature, who conceived characters as consummate as King Lear, Macbeth and Othello and as savvy as Puck and Touchstone and whose numerous witty aphorisms have become part of everyday speech. But we know nothing about him. Or do we?
Archive :: production:T2045398978, play:S1941799013, venue:V01847651945
In a magical tour-de-force, Simon Callow, one of Britain’s greatest actors, tracks down the real William Shakespeare, bringing to life both the man and the unforgettable characters - lovers, kings, soldiers and clowns - who have since conquered the world’s stages. Edinburgh Fringe Festival Assembly Hall