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In Memory of Tim Pigott-Smith: 1946-2017

A very accomplished British Shakespearean actor, Pigott-Smith had appeared in small roles in several major films, but the main core of his screen acting work was on television.  From Downton Abbey to Midsomer Murders….from Foyle’s War to Poirot…from Inspector Lewis to Inspector Lynley, Pigott-Smith became a very recognized face on the British telly, and eventually across the pond as well. […]

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The Wonder of Will: 400 Years of Shakespeare

April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.  To commemorate this, the Folger Shakespeare Library has many special events and programs throughout this year. On Saturday, April 23rd, the Folger will host The Wonder of Will Live! on C-SPAN2 Book TV from 10:45am to 12pm.  This international live streaming event […]

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Shakespeare in Love

This is a film that honestly brings Shakespeare to life…literally and figuratively. A brilliant movie that utilizes many of the Bard’s plays for dialogue and antidotes, but most notably Romeo and Juliet, the ever-tragic saga of Italian star-crossed lovers. The tragic lover story is key to this film…the movie follow Romeo’s plot, in a lot […]

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