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Such Stuff goes behind the scenes at Shakespeare Globe Theatre, sharing the incredible stories and experiences that come through our doors every day. We'll be exploring the big themes behind all of the work that we do here and asking: what is Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world?

Such Stuff goes behind the scenes at Shakespeare Globe Theatre, sharing the incredible stories and experiences that come through our doors every day. We'll be exploring the big themes behind all of the work that we do here and asking: what is Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world?
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United Kingdom

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Such Stuff goes behind the scenes at Shakespeare Globe Theatre, sharing the incredible stories and experiences that come through our doors every day. We'll be exploring the big themes behind all of the work that we do here and asking: what is Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world?

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English


Episodes

5: Bonus: Composing for the Ensemble

9/20/2018
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Composer and Globe Music Associate James Maloney takes us behind the scenes on how to compose the music for two shows in just ten weeks, when you can’t write a single note before you get into the rehearsal room… how do you go about composing as an ensemble, and how do you hold your nerve to the very last minute? Featuring music from the Globe Ensemble’s production of Hamlet.

Duration:00:08:49

4: The Ensemble Experiment

9/13/2018
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This week on Such Stuff, we go behind the scenes with the Globe Ensemble and ask: what happens when any person can play any character, and what do audiences make of this? Director Federay Holmes and Research Fellow Dr Will Tosh explain the inspiration behind the ensemble, and how Shakespeare and the Lord Chamberlain’s Men were radical before their time… They also talk about casting, gender swapping and giving actors parts they can really play. Actor Shubham Saraf talks us through the...

Duration:00:37:58

3: Refugee Week

8/30/2018
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In this episode of Such Stuff, we take a look back at Refugee Week at the Globe and ask: how can art respond to the crises of our times? We go behind the scenes on Refugee Week at the Globe, talking to the artists who have taken part in this nationwide celebration of refugees. Writer Jude Christian and director Elayce Ismail discuss Nanjing, a monologue which reflects on pacifism and the responsibility of the individual from 1937 to the present. Jude tells her own family story, the story of...

Duration:00:22:42

2: The Missing Women

8/30/2018
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In the first ever episode of Such Stuff we’ll be asking: why is it so important to reclaim the untold stories of women from history? Emilia Bassano was a poet, writer, feminist and contemporary of Shakespeare, and until recently, her contribution to the literary canon was largely forgotten. Now she is the subject of a new play, Emilia, and the Emilia’s that appear throughout Shakespeare’s work have underpinned the entire summer season. Is she the dark lady of the sonnets? Was she the...

Duration:00:40:10

1: Trailer: Welcome to Such Stuff

8/24/2018
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Such Stuff is the new podcast from Shakespeare's Globe. What happens when the old and the new collide? We'll be looking at Shakespeare's transformative impact on the world around us, asking questions about programming, gender, race, social justice and their relationship to Shakespeare. Meet your hosts Imogen Greenberg, Dr Farah Karim-Cooper and Michelle Terry, who will take you behind the scenes, into rehearsal rooms and onto our stages. Subscribe to hear all the latest from Such Stuff.

Duration:00:02:54