Richard II – Act 3 Scene 3 (King Richard monologue)

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IMAGE: Wikipedia – anonymous artist’s impressions of Richard II in the 16th Century   MONOLOGUE – Male Richard II – Act 3 Scene 3 By William Shakespeare   Hope you enjoy this recording of my student Edward Young performing this monologue.  This piece was one of three pieces that were selected and performed for his Grade 8 Acting Gold Medal.  …

Sonnet 18, by William Shakespeare

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  Hope you enjoy this audio recording of ‘Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare ‘ – performed by my student Estée Spencer as part of her LAMDA Grade 8 Verse & Prose exam (Gold Medal). You will also find a copy of the sonnet below.   Some interesting links below along with a note of Estée’s other choices.  If you have time add …

PHOTO trigger 1

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PHOTO trigger 1 – source: unknown.   I saw this in a stationery shop on the floor by the photocopier.  I asked the assistant where it came from as I loved it so much!  He didn’t know and said that he had a customer who often took in old magazine photos to be blown up.  I asked for a copy and …

Wrestling with life…

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Last year I was asked to put together a short performance based on Genesis 32, 21-31 – Jacob Wrestles with the Angel  This project was inclusive and included all ages and religious / non-religious participants. What was really interesting for me was how scripture can be used, by ANYBODY, to embrace and explore universal themes about life and its complexities …