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Twelfth Night: Onstage and off the page


Event Description

Come and join Claire Cartwright (Founder of Friends with Shakespeare) on the twelfth night to hear an introduction guessed it...Twelfth Night! Shakespeare's fabulously popular comedy takes its name from the Eve of Epiphany. It's a date associated with celebration, suspension of conventional social rules and mayhem...come and join the fun! This will be a 50 minute talk on the play, followed by a 10 minute Q&A session.

  • Duration: 60 mins
  • Online Zoom event: Join from your computer, phone or tablet (no replay available)
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Meet the Host, Claire

Claire Cartwright, founder of Friends with Shakespeare, is an actress, writer, producer and tutor. She focused on Shakespeare during her English Literature degree at Edinburgh University and continued this focus while training as an actress at ALRA. Claire has been teaching Shakespeare to both students and adults for over 10 years.
She has played a number of Shakespeare’s leading ladies in London and around the world, including Portia (The Merchant of Venice), Lady Macbeth - twice…best not read too much into that! (Macbeth), Hermione (A Winter’s Tale), Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing) and Peaseblossom … indisputably the leading fairy, if not the leading lady!  (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).