SHAKESPEARE LIVES: CELEBRATING 400 YEARS OF SHAKESPEARE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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Date(s) - 02/02/2016
18:30 - 21:00


 

‘Dear colleagues,

We warmly invite you and your members to join us for veryspecial celebration broadcast live online on Tuesday 2 February, from 1830 to 2100 (UK and Portugal time).

We’re delighted to welcome Professor David Crystal, the UK’s national treasure of linguistics, and Ben Crystal’s Passion In Practice Shakespearean Ensemble of musicians and players, to whisk us through four Bardic centuries, showing us the language of Shakespeare is still alive and well in our present-day mouths, ears, eyes, and hearts around the world.

Register here to join the broadcast live online from Middle Temple Hall, London, on the anniversary of the first performance of Twelfth Night on 2 February 1602 and where Shakespeare once stood.

Broadcast live from Middle Temple Hall, London, UK

Register here to join the broadcast live online

Programme (UK and Portugal time)

19.00                   The Bell from the Golden Hind announces the performance

19.10 – 20.10     What You Will: Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare in the

                             English Language, Professor David Crystal and Ben Crystal’s

                             Passion in Practice Shakespeare Ensemble

20.10 – 20.30     Q&A with Professor David Crystal and Ben Crystal’

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