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Unsuitable King John

At first I thought King John was going to be about our very own Old Vole. I was soon put right. Now I’m not convinced that King John was a suitable king to write a play about. He was no … Continue reading

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Poor Shylock

Today marked the first 2015 visit to the Globe with the Weasels. The play was The Merchant of Venice, which I’d never seen. I did, however, know the story so I didn’t need to read a synopsis beforehand. This always … Continue reading

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Romanos graviter

Today was the second Weasel outing to the Globe for 2014. We saw Julius Caesar which I’ve been looking forward to seeing. It’s possibly the one Shakespeare play I know really well, the reason being that our English teacher thought … Continue reading

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Revenge

Anyone who likes a lot of revenge, should see Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. There is not just an awful lot of revenge but it does highlight the stupidity of it. Today was a Weasel outing to the Globe and, having read … Continue reading

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Drinking weasels

Having bypassed the Blackfriars pub (after our previous, awful discovery that it had turned into a gastro-pub) we ended up at the George at the end of Fleet Street. Imagine our joy and delight when we found a real ale … Continue reading

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Jet lag and the Globe

Today was the first Globe outing for the Weasels this year and The Tempest was the play. I set off from Aldershot (Mirinda kindly drove me on her way to pick up the poodles from the kennel) because of engineering … Continue reading

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Made glorious summer

Today marked the end of the paralympics and the end of our summer of sport. We’d been dreading it but, when all was said and done, we managed to avoid the worst of the crowds and Tube warfare. It has … Continue reading

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Making grown men weep

Today I travelled up to London, not to see the final day of the Olympics but to join in another bit of patriotic fervour; Henry V at the Globe. Mirinda joined me on the train as she was on her … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Weasels

This afternoon marked another Shakespearean afternoon in the company of Weasels. Actually, it was with some Weasels and a few others, given that half the Weasels were unable to attend. Still, the regulars were there (Lorna, Darren, John, Bev and … Continue reading

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All is well

Today I trundled off to the Globe to join the Weasels in our usual Gentleman’s Box, this time to see Shakespeare’s comedy, All’s Well That Ends Well. Not that the day started so well. My plan was to catch a … Continue reading

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