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Christopher Fowler
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As I'm thinking of embarking on a horrific revision of a Shakespearian play, I settled down to try and watch as many versions of Shakespeare on film as I could manage. Shakey on celluloid turned out to be a long and often exhausting voyage. Translating Will for the big screen presents a peculiar set of problems; how do you restage plays written for a small theatre on the banks of the Thames so…
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Christopher Fowler
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Reading & Writing
An interesting piece in the Independent today here about historical revisionism. The history books were grew up with were short on detail and followed a clear through-line, but as everyone except Creationists improve their understanding of the world, certain things become clear; slavery was a bad thing, many regimes and wars have proven disastrous, capitalism in its most extreme form has enriched…
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