Think Shakespeare can’t be relevant today? Think again
Chris Bush's recent productions include Standing at the Sky’s Edge (Sheffield Theatres, UK Theatre award Best Musical Production 2019), The Assassination of Katie Hopkins (Theatr Clwyd, UK Theatre Award Best Musical Production 2018), Pericles (National Theatre, Olivier), Steel (Sheffield Theatres), The Changing Room (NT Connections) and Scenes from the End of the World (Yard/CSSD).
Emma Smith was born in Leeds and went ‘unexpectedly’ to the University of Oxford, where today she is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Hertford College. She often works with actors and directors as a production advisor at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the Donmar Warehouse. Her recent BBC Radio 3 series Binary and Beyond was ‘stimulating’ (Guardian), ‘illuminating and lovely’ (The Times). In 2016 she was called upon to authenticate a copy of Shakespeare's First Folio found on the Scottish isle of Bute. Her critically-acclaimed podcast series Approaching Shakespeare has had more than 650,000 downloads around the world. Her book, This Is Shakespeare (2019), was a Sunday Times bestseller.
|Name:||Dusty Old Shakespeare: Emma Smith and Chris Bush in Conversation|
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