RAISING THE CURTAIN #8: “Why Shakespeare?” – by Maureen Sullivan

Why Shakespeare indeed!
Shakespeare gives us characters who are timeless, who wrestle with the same issues we still grapple with – self-doubt, greed, pride, jealousy, love and hate, wanting revenge – and at the same time his characters are capable of providing farce, slapstick comedy and general stupidity. Most of all, Shakespeare’s characters are human.

REVIEW: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Packed with irony, sarcasm, and featuring a talented cast and crew, this open-air production of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor is a first for Carisbrooke Castle.

PREVIEW: The Merry Wives of Windsor – Carisbrooke Castle

A look ahead to a production that features a wealth of local talent, faces well-known across the Island, drawn from a number of local companies and each bringing their skills, humour and style to the show to bring Shakespeare’s veritable feast of characters to life

CALENDAR: Merry Wives of Carisbrooke!?

English Heritage is teaming up with the Islands local theatrical talent to bring together a production of Shakespeare’s comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor. The production will be set traditionally in the atmospheric surroundings of Carisbrooke Castle.