Category Archives: Handlebards

Pucking marvellous

It was Emma’s birthday today so, to celebrate properly, I took her for a haircut. We took the long walk up to Kate, trying to keep in the shade, the dogs puffing and panting underneath their thick fur coats. We … Continue reading

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When a raven is hoarse

Ages ago, we bought tickets to see the latest HandleBards all female production. This year Macbeth was given the unique HandleBards treatment. It’s my favourite Shakespeare play, so I was really looking forward to it. There was a bit of … Continue reading

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A different type of Tempest

Last year we went to the Maltings to see Romeo and Juliet performed by the seemingly indefatigable HandleBards. Four actors, quick changes of props and costume and two hours of complete fun wrapped in Elizabethan verse. Shakespeare never seemed quite … Continue reading

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A wheel spinning Shakespeare

Handlebards is a group of performers who present Shakespeare in quite an original way. And, while it may seem a little odd, it makes the Elizabethen more than a little accessible to a modern audience. The women we saw performing … Continue reading

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