By Nicholas Hytner 7 min read
An excerpt from Nicholas Hytner's book, Balancing Acts, that discusses the importance of the actor's interpretation in Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey is one of the latest to speak up against Harvey Weinstein, sharing her disturbing and heartbreaking story via Twitter.
By Jennie Yabroff 5 min read
Who could come up with a story of political intrigue and betrayal that didn’t rely, in some way, on Julius Caesar? On writers leaning on Shakespeare.
By Lorraine Berry 14 min read
When an author uses a book as a plot device to tell a story within a story, magical things can happen. Here are some of our favorite books within books.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
An update on one of Douglas Adams' favorite birds, a bio-battle with Mick Jagger, and more in this, your Daily Blunt!
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
Shakespeare is the long-dead embodiment of everything we know to be true about literature, and about what it means to be a writer.