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No, it can’t be……

Ray Russell with hair…?

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Smiles that reveal, Smiles that conceal

This article analyses the dramatic functions of the smile in Shakespeare’s plays as a facial gesture which can either reveal what a character is thinking, or conceal feelings. It is at its most theatrically complex in Twelfth Night as a thematic and structural element, and Malvolio’s smiling is the most extended example.   Increasing interest […]

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Do we LIVE shakespeare?

Nick Page shares this excellent quip from John Seargent overheard during a discussion on BH, from the Cheltenham Festival. John Sergeant embarked on a brief fantasy of which political leader resembled which Shakespeare character. Nick has recorded part of the programme, edited out the clip,  & exported it into MP3 format….thereby earning himself a ‘O’-level […]

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Memories of Peter Lang

John Turnbull remembers Peter Lang, whose passing was recently announced.

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Our new SSS Website

Members and Patrons will no doubt be delighted to hear that our tired and chronically tardy chronicler at www.sevenoaksshakespeare.org was consigned to virtual flames on Monday 2/10/17 at High Noon, from which inferno will rise a most magnificent new organ. As you know, your committee is tireless in its search for leading edge technology. Having […]

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Sevenoaks Drama Festival

Bard with a Beat, Stag Theatre directed by John Turnbull/Karen Crook

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My Second Best Bed WINS AWARDS!

My Second Best Bed WINS AWARDS!

SSS enters two festivals in 2019!

Rehearsal Venue: Unitarian Meeting Hall

Rehearsal Venue: Unitarian Meeting Hall

Address 5 Bessels Way, Westerham Road, Sevenoaks TN13 2PX

‘Dream’ on the wireless

‘Dream’ on the wireless

Erudite conversation and interesting analysis.