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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

Shakespeare Adaptations for play-reading or production

We publish adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, either in .pdf format or our own internal MFFEV5 format, and they meet our editorial standards. The usual licence we use is a Creative Commons Version 3 licence, though adaptations in our own format, with support for cues scripts, cast lists, highlight text, etc., are copyright ourselves, and the adapter. At the moment these are free, but in the future we may charge for …Read More

Open Your Ears – A Radio Play

  You wait for an adaptation to come along, and all of a sudden three of them arrive, all pretty much at the same time. (If you have a Shakespeare adaptation which you’re willing for us to publish, send it to us via our Facebook page in pdf format, including a licence which allows our readers to download and use it for free {we use a Creative Commons licence}). . …Read More