New Podcast: Bakhtin and Shakespeare

All the world’s a stage – one of Shakespeare’s more famous sayings, and perhaps now almost a cliché. However, Helen Clifford uses the work of Russian literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin to cast a new light on how Shakespeare’s stage and language are indeed bounded to coordinates in the world. His metaphors often ask us to... Continue Reading →

Dragons! Tales and Music from the North East (Performance, 17th June)

Dare to dance with a pair of Durham dragons, along with automatic monsters and creepy costumes at a free show in Durham Cathedral, Priors Hall. Our Records of Early English Drama North East project, along with the Brothers Gillespie and other regional artists, will be performing on 17th June, from 19.00, with a chance to... Continue Reading →

SPEAK: A New Poetry Salon for the North East

Suzannah V. Evans introduces SPEAK: Salon, a new venture between Durham and York that invites everyone to experience poetry in performance. The first free salon is 11th June, 18.30, in Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre. SPEAK: Salon is a new and occasional poetry salon based between the cities of Durham and York, and open... Continue Reading →

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