Shakespeare’s Villains

Shakespeare’s Villains is our second online exhibition to show and contextualize some items in our collections at the Shakespeare Centre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Our team and the team over at Blogging Shakespeare will be unfolding a ten week series discovering Shakespeare’s Villains. This is the first in our series of blogs using the Shakespeare Centre’s Collections to explore ten of Shakespeare’s Villains. Enjoy and let us know your thoughts about these villains.

Macbeth

Our post about the Macbeth Statue in the gardens at Nash’s house & New Place.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Macbeth – A Question of Fate.

Below is a slideshow of Macbeth production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Caliban

Our post about Caliban looking at reviews of productions of The Tempest at the RSC over the years.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Condemning Caliban.

Below is a slideshow of Cailban production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Shylock

Our post on Shylock and a 19th Century Staffordshire figure as played by William Charles Macready, a famous actor of that period.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Shylock.

Below is a slideshow of Shylock production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Iago

Our post about a lecture on Iago from 1912.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Iago.

Below is a slideshow of Iago production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

Iachimo

Our post looking at the source for Iachimo’s character in Boccaccio’s Decameron.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Iachimo.

Below is a slideshow of Iachimo production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Tamora

Our post on Tamora and a copy of a 16th century illustration of her being played on stage.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post on Tamora.

Below is a slideshow of Tamora production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Richard III

Our post about the Richard III costume for Anthony Sher.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post about Richard III.

Below is a slideshow of Richard III production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Don John

Our post on Don John looking at past programmes and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust picture collection.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post on Don John.

Below is a slideshow of Don John production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Claudius

Our post on a costume design for Claudius from the 1958 production of Hamlet.

Blogging Shakespeare’s post on Claudius and sibling rivalry.

Below is a slideshow of Claudius production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

Edmund

Our post on Edmund and the Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney.

A post on Edmund by Blogging Shakespeare.

Below is a slideshow of Edmund production images from the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Image Collections.

 

A freely available online exhibition exploring keys aspects of the music in Shakespeare’s plays, as well as music inspired by Shakespeare.