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Liverpool Echo
Review: William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives at Liverpool Playhousewe’re among the well-off middle classes protective of their social status and t
Review: William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives at Liverpool Playhouse
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
we’re among the well-off middle classes protective of their social status and their bank balances. So where does Sir John Falstaff (Barrie Rutter in Billy Bunter fat suit playing the libidinous knight for a third time) fit in to all... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Shakespeare's Merry Wives come to the Liverpool Playhouse, as the Yorkshire-based company is styling it, stars Broadsides’ founder Barri
Shakespeare's Merry Wives come to the Liverpool Playhouse
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
, as the Yorkshire-based company is styling it, stars Broadsides’ founder Barrie Rutter as the old roguish chancer Sir John Falstaff. And they’ve relocated the action to a ‘posh’ 1920s Yorkshire country club, and given it a distinct sporting... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Voyage to the End of the Worldthe ship’s waiters, who were mostly Filipino, addressed Tom as Sir Tom and me a
A Voyage to the End of the World
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
the ship’s waiters, who were mostly Filipino, addressed Tom as Sir Tom and me as Sir Jon, which made me feel like John Falstaff. But that evening I really was feeling like King Emperor. All day long, passengers I hadn’t even met had... Read more
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Boston Globe
Coolidge to screen an Orson Welles masterworkat 7 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre as part of the Big Screen Classics ser
Coolidge to screen an Orson Welles masterwork
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
at 7 p.m. at the Coolidge Corner Theatre as part of the Big Screen Classics series. Welles directed and stars as Sir John Falstaff, the larger-than-life comic character that Shakespeare introduced in “Henry IV,” parts I and II, and who also... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Deal Me In: A shorter timeline is no predictor of winningWisdom of the Week: “This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbe
Deal Me In: A shorter timeline is no predictor of winning
Rolling Good Times / Posted 27 days ago
Wisdom of the Week: “This is the third time; I hope good luck lies in odd numbers . . . There is a divinity in odd numbers, either in nativity, chance or death.” – Sir John Falstaff, in William Shakespeare's Merry Wives... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A fresh, spirited Verdi 'Falstaff' from Muti, CSO and castto the myriad ways in which they drive a touching comic drama built around the
A fresh, spirited Verdi 'Falstaff' from Muti, CSO and cast
Chicago Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
to the myriad ways in which they drive a touching comic drama built around the exploits (and girth) of the richly drawn Sir John Falstaff. The orchestral palette of gossamer textures, pointed rhythms and soft dynamic gradations made a wonderful... Read more
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examiner.com
Lyrita releases 1956 BBC studio recording of Vaughan Williams’ Falstaff operalabel. Vaughan Williams had established his reputation as a composer when he be
Lyrita releases 1956 BBC studio recording of Vaughan Williams’ Falstaff opera
examiner.com / Posted 28 days ago
label. Vaughan Williams had established his reputation as a composer when he began work on a four-act opera about Sir John Falstaff in 1924. He prepared his own libretto, drawing heavily on William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor but... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Political Resonance of Shakespearein China, and for the audience to realize there was this anarchic, subversive,
The Political Resonance of Shakespeare
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
in China, and for the audience to realize there was this anarchic, subversive, blissfully funny, gargantuan creature called John Falstaff, and the laughs started to roll, I became quite emotional.” Sher, who was known for considerable athleticism in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know aboutfrom certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immort
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know about
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
from certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immortalised through Shakespeare’s character Sir John Falstaff, who in reality bears very little resemblances to the clownish, cowardly Falstaff who appears in the Merry... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know aboutfrom certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immort
Six things linking Shakespeare to Norfolk you may not know about
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 1 months ago
from certain death, he was considered to be a coward. Fastolf’s name was immortalised through Shakespeare’s character Sir John Falstaff, who in reality bears very little resemblances to the clownish, cowardly Falstaff who appears in the Merry... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Just how much did William Shakespeare's work influence our language today?of the Shrew, Prologue Still a favourite description for stubbornness. We’ve
Just how much did William Shakespeare's work influence our language today?
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
of the Shrew, Prologue Still a favourite description for stubbornness. We’ve all had a guest like the play’s greedy Sir John Falstaff. ‘Knock, Knock! Who’s there…?’ Macbeth, Act 2 Scene 3 Shakespeare’s clownish porter gave rise to a million... Read more

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