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‘Twelve Angry Non-Gender-Specific People’ heads for West End

In a commitment to addressing inequality, English theatres are to stage an extensive programme of gender-neutral plays, including ‘The Importance of Being Chantelle’, ‘Romeo and Juliet Live with Sally and Margaret’ and ‘A Man for All Seasons But a Woman for All the Days Ending in Y’.

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2014
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Shakespearian play interrupts pointless phone call

Mobile phone user Lee Brown, has demanded an apology from the Globe Theatre, after a phone call with his girlfriend regarding developments in a gripping Eastenders storyline was “drowned out” by actors reciting MacBeth on stage.

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Posted: Jul 14th, 2014
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‘I thought Polonius was an intruder’ Hamlet tells prosecution

The Prince of Denmark has told his murder trial that his future father-in-law, Polonius did not scream or shout as he took his sword and stabbed him through the arras.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2014
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Scholars reassess Hamlet following one-star Amazon review

to buy or not to buy‘To be or not to be? Couldnt give a flying one, mate!’

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Posted: Mar 17th, 2014
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Rapper claims credit for Shakespeare’s plays by humming over the words

Alas, poor Yo!Theatre critics are in uproar today after it emerged that an American rapper has been credited with co-authoring Shakespeare’s plays.

‘It’s an art form, what I do’, he told reporters. ‘For years I’ve been talking over other people’s songs, and getting half the royalties. One day my manager asked me if I could hum. I was like, ‘yeah, man, who can’t hum?’ And then he got me humming over the top of Shakespeare’s, like, plays. Now they’re half mine – I’m part of the creative team, cos of what I done. Awesome’.

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Posted: Feb 27th, 2014
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