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  1. Maxine Peake overcomes her fear of Shakespeare for new Hamlet roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... last year's The Masque of Anarchy. Speaking of tackling the role, previously played by actors including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Richard Burton and David Tennant, Maxine added: "It's a he. We're calling it a he but it is a she. "And sitting down and ...

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  2. BWW Reviews: Sights and Sounds Compete with Boomerang Theatre's Love's Labour's LostRead the original story

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... this Shakespearean version of the he-man woman-haters club and Jason Loughlin , who seems to channel a young Kenneth Branagh as Biron, the last to sign the oath and the first to fall. Jared Reinmuth as the bombastic Spaniard, Don Adriano de Armado ...

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  3. Shakespeare's tale of war spans the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Warrnambool Standard

    ... and "band of brothers", as well as spawning notable film versions starring Laurence Olivier (in 1944) and Kenneth Branagh (in 1989). Bell Shakespeare's production add a framing device by setting it among a group of school kids hiding in a bunker ...

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  4. David Olney calls on Shakespeare for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Examiner.com

    ... after last week's premiere performance. He recalled becoming initially interested in The Bard after seeing Kenneth Branagh's 1995 film adaptation of Othello . "I realized while watching it that I understood everything going on," he said. "I had ...

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  5. Kunio plays 'Hamlet' fast and looseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Japan Times

    How do you imagine the Prince of Denmark? Perhaps as one of the famed portrayals by Laurence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh, Mel Gibson or Ethan Hawke - or simply as a weak-willed bore forever agonizing over "To be or not to be" and all that.

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  6. Vena Portae Announce Debut Album Out 18th August 2014 Plus Uk Tour In AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | ContactMusic.com

    ... Barker is the BAFTA award-winning writer and performer of the theme to BBC TV crime drama Wallander starring Kenneth Branagh. With her band The Red Clay Halo, she also provided the atmospheric theme to highly acclaimed noir thriller The Shadow Line. ...

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  7. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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  8. Timeless plays shifted to Victorian age, counter-culture movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... Hamlet, which has been tackled by the world's greatest actors, including John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, and Kenneth Branagh. Usher believes Koett shows great insight into Hamlet's duality as a young man who is stymied by indecision. Torn between ...

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  9. U.K.'s National Theatre Live presents Shakespeare Classics at Music Box TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Manchester International Festival, stars one of the great Shakespearean interpreters and BAFTA Award-winner Kenneth Branagh ( Wallander on PBS, My Week with Marilyn, Hamlet ) in the role of the Scottish king. Branagh last performed Shakespeare in ...

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  10. Watching the (flawed) detectivesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... are several television adaptations that feature this famous Swedish detective, but in the BBC production Kenneth Branagh plays the role in a subdued and humane way. Each episode would not be out of place in an Ingmar Bergman film, with the silences ...

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  11. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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  12. U.K.'s National Theatre Live presents Shakespeare Classics at Music Box TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Manchester International Festival, stars one of the great Shakespearean interpreters and BAFTA Award-winner Kenneth Branagh ( Wallander on PBS, My Week with Marilyn, Hamlet ) in the role of the Scottish king. Branagh last performed Shakespeare in ...

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  13. BWW Reviews: DeSoto Family Theatre Storms the Barricades With Les MisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Christian Brothers High School, I had the experience and pleasure of teaching many versions of HAMLET - from Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to Richard Chamberlain to Mel Gibson to Sir Laurence Olivier to Ethan Hawke to Nicol Williamson : I've seen ...

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  14. U.K.'s National Theatre Live presents Shakespeare Classics at Music Box TheatreRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... Manchester International Festival, stars one of the great Shakespearean interpreters and BAFTA Award-winner Kenneth Branagh ( Wallander on PBS, My Week with Marilyn, Hamlet ) in the role of the Scottish king. Branagh last performed Shakespeare in ...

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  15. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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  16. Sunny Afternoon To Transfer To Harold Pinter Theatre, Oct 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Other theatre work includes A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (National Theatre); Edmond with Kenneth Branagh (National Theatre); Macbeth with Sean Bean (Albery); The Constant Wife (Apollo); Julius Caesar (RSC); Henry V (RSC) and The ...

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  17. Bravura hides Bard's ambiguity to conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 | Yahoo!

    ... than stage productions, most specifically Laurence Olivier's 1944 film in which he played the title role and Kenneth Branagh's more recent film. "Olivier's version created a happy-go-lucky Henry who goes gloriously to war but it cut out all the ...

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  18. Curses, Riots, and Voodoo - Deep in the Mines of Macbeth on Shakespeare's 450th BirthdayRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Town Topics

    ... piece set in a mental institution. Now, not five months after the closing of the Lincoln Center Macbeth , Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford's you-are-there spectacular is playing at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue through June 22. In an ...

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  19. It's all connected part 4: 'Thor' (an 'Agents of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... one of the more unique Marvel superheroes. Accordingly, his debut movie follows suit. Directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh , best known for his Shakespearean adaptations and acting, fittingly directed Thor's cinematic inauguration. Oozing with a stiff ...

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  20. Immersive Production of Macbeth, With Kenneth Branagh, Closes at Park Avenue Armory June 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2014 | Playbill

    The Park Avenue Armory's immersive production of Macbeth , starring Kenneth Branagh , concludes its run in the Armory's expansive Wade Thompson Drill Hall June 22. Directed by Branagh and Tony winner Rob Ashford , the immersive staging of William Shakespeare 's tragedy officially opened June 5 following previews that began May 31. Upon closing, the ... (more)

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