This is a transcript of an introduction by Ben Spiller, 1623 artistic director, to a screening of Forbidden Planet as part of iD Fest at Derby QUAD in May 2013.
1623 associate artist Jamie Brown looks back on an exciting day at Bosworth Field, where we joined up with the University of Leicester and Lostboys Productions to explore combat in Richard III.
1623 trainee Darius and his mum Cheryl are full of Shakespearan spirit, as Darius develops his acting skills and Cheryl writes poetry.
The mother of one of 1623's trainees has written a sonnet in the style of Shakespeare and it's going to be read at the Stratford Poetry Festival this summer.
A mother and son are taking inspiration from Shakespeare’s works to write poetry and develop acting skills, thanks to 1623 theatre company, a local grants scheme and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
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