What can those who teach and study Shakespeare learn from those who perform his plays – and vice-versa?
Tuesday 21 May 2013, 6pm
The UnderGlobe, Shakespeare's Globe, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
as part of the British Academy's 2013 Literature Week
Professor Jonathan Bate FBA (University of Oxford) and Professor James Shapiro (Columbia University) - with the practical help of Nick Bagnall, director of the Globe's 'Harry the Sixth' productions, and two of its cast members - considered the different ways that Shakespeare’s characters can be explored by actors and academics, how the insights of each can be valuable to the other – and what is different in the British and American approaches to Shakespeare.