I have just read the superlative case for Shakespeare, a superbly well-crafted and systematic dismantling of anti-Shakespearianism conspiracy theories. Thank you Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells. Here's a link to the free downloadable essay.http://bloggingshakespeare.com/shakespeare-bites-back-the-book
More than 2188 plays were submitted to this year's Bruntwood Prize, the U.K.'s largest prize for playwriting.
This was a record number of entries for the Bruntwood, which is partnered by the Manchester Royal Exchange.
I'm delighted to announce that my play, MacGregor and Beth, was chosen as one of the top 100 plays this year.
The prize winners from will be announced on Tuesday 15 November.