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Adaptations

Shakespeare’s Canon

Here’s another Shakespeare adaptation for children. It’s about an hour long, has a cast of around 14, playing  about 45 characters, adapted by Douglas Roberts.   Douglas is another Shakespeare addict and adapter from the Scottish Borders. I first came across Shakespeare’s Canon, when it was played as part of a double-bill, along with my adaptation of Chimes at Midnight, called Gentlemen of the Shakes (see it at: https://players-shakespeare.com/gentlemen-of-the-shade-c21e-version-1-01/), at the Eastgate, in Peebles. Since then, …Read More

Hamlet – for children

We’re pleased to publish a children’s version of Hamlet – a bit less tragic than the original, and with more laughs. You should note that, although it is a children’s production, adults laugh like drain when they see it.   It has been adapted by Tim Wilcock, who worked with the children of Shakespeare @ Traquair, to take this adaptation (or an earlier version of it) to the Edinburgh Fringe …Read More

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