Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’

This is my version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, from Friar Lawrence’s point of view.   (more…)

Roslinds dear diary

Posted: May 20, 2010 by orlandoayli in Globe
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Dear diary,

Today was scary with Duke Fredrick’s eyes full of anger, i was scared did not know what to do, did not know where to run. Celia was there right by my side to help me. Ive got to do into the forest and they think I’m banished.

I cannot believe I’m going to the forest with my best friend Celia, what do I do? I am excited to go but scared at the same time .I can’t believe it, the forest is dark and scary and that’s where I’m going. Forest here I come.

forest

ROH’s soundfile

Posted: May 19, 2010 by INC in Globe
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This soundfile represents the Court in As You Like It.

The surface is civilised, which is where ROH has chosen the music, the woman singing, but underneath this civilised, cultured facade the court is a frightening, violent and repressive place.

Celia Character Profile

Posted: May 14, 2010 by orlandoayli in general
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Celia is very affectionate; she places her love for Rosalind above everything else. She is very devoted to Rosalind and would do anything for her. They have grown up together and have spent most of their time with each other which means they have quite a strong bond. She is less ebullient than Rosalind, quieter and more detached, but she is quite capable of teasing her. She can be very witty but is quite shy and does things in her own way. She sometimes undermines Rosalind as when she playfully suggests that Orlando is not in love. Celia can seem very shy and a sort of push over but she should not be under estimated as she can be very witty and undermining.

By James P

Celia and Rosalind

Duke Frederick

Posted: May 14, 2010 by rosalindayli in Globe, HBL, Pupil
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Duke Frederick is an evil, power hungry man. He has thrown his brother, Duke Senior out and banishes him to the Forest of Arden.

He is evil because he is now banishing his brother’s daughter Rosalind to the Forest of Arden because he says she’s a traitor.

Duke Frederick shows his power by being demanding for example by saying “Mistress, dispatch you with your safest haste and get you from our court.”

He is feared rather than loved. He says “You are a fool. You niece, provide yourself. If you outstay the time, upon mine honour, and in the greatness of my word, you die.”

 He is scary because he is willing to kill Rosalind if she doesn’t leave the court within 10 days. He says “You, cousin within these ten days if that thou be’st found so near our public court as twenty miles thou diest for it.

By Hollie L.

Globe Quiz

Posted: March 30, 2010 by INC in fun, Quizzes and Puzzles
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After Easter, pupils and staff across the Evelina Hospital School will be working on a project with the Globe Theatre.

So, what better way to prepare ourselves than a short quiz!

No answers will be be revealed until the Friday after term starts, 23rd April.

So, fingers on the buzzers, here we go.

1. Where in London is Shakepeare’s Globe Theatre?

2. What was Shakepeare’s first name?

3. What shape is the Globe?

4. True or false – in Shakespeare’s day, women were not allowed to be actors.

5. Different flags were used to advertise what type of play was being performed at the Globe. What colour  flag was used to advertise a comedy?

6. Which or these plays is not by Shakespeare:

 Othello

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

WarHorse

As You Like It

7. In which year did the original Globe Theatre burn down?

8. How soon was it rebuilt?

9. Which American actor was the inspiration for rebuilding the new Globe Theatre?

10. When did it open?

In the event of a tie, the winner will be the person who has made the most words (no proper nouns or plurals) of three letters or more from SHAKESPEARE.

Good luck!


This short video shows people arriving at the Globe for a performance. It will give you a bit of an idea what it is like.