Simon Ryle – Bre()ch: Macbeth and the Language of Terror







Event Date: 3 March 2016
Rose Theatre,
24-26 High Street,
Kingston, KT1 1HL


The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar

The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed Dame Judi Dench in a celebrated production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and Trevor Nunn staged the Barton / Hall ‘Wars of the Roses’. But KiSS also commemorates Kingston’s historic connection with Shakespeare, which goes back to David Garrick – who lived here, and built the beautiful Shakespeare Temple beside the Thames – and to the very first royal performances of some of his greatest plays in the Great Hall at Hampton Court.

Dr Simon Ryle (Split) – Bre()ch: Macbeth and the Language of Terror

Introduction by Professor Richard Wilson (Kingston):


Talk part I:


At this point the power supply failed, which means the following two minutes of the talk are missing. The fact that there was a signal failure in the recording of this talk, the speaker has suggested, offers cogent and contingent exemplification of the talk’s thesis concerning the breakdown of communication technology.

Talk part II:



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