UNDEAD BARD – Theatre N16

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Professor Ashborn is on a mission to disprove Shakespeare’s existence, but the academics with leather patches on their elbows are trying to stop him. Following Ashborn’s lecture and an interval, Undead Bard creator Robert Crighton summons Shakespeare to talk to him about his life, work and death in an unrelated second half.

UNDEAD BARD – Theatre N16

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Professor Ashborn is on a mission to disprove Shakespeare’s existence, but the academics with leather patches on their elbows are trying to stop him. Following Ashborn’s lecture and an interval, Undead Bard creator Robert Crighton summons Shakespeare to talk to him about his life, work and death in an unrelated second half.

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How an actor’s crummy temping job led to a new stage comedy

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Until recently I was working in the basement of an advertising agency. Oh how the mighty have fallen, as I was once a budding freelance copywriter for the company’s thriving ‘verbal identity’ team, having blagged my way in with no experience, just when the BBC had bought one of my TV comedy scripts. I was as an American agent once described ‘ packing some heat.’

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The Full Cupboard of the School of Life

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In a somewhat lager-fuelled discussion about writing, after last week’s session of The School of Life, some of my classmates challenged me to produce a ‘No 1 Ladies Detective Agency‘ story, in which Mma Ramotswe travels to England and visits a relation who owns (and it’s a genuine place) the ‘It’ll Grow Back’ hair salon […]

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