Play Reading (Shakespeare)


Where and when

We meet in the afternoon of the second Wednesday of the month in the Bowden Room.

Other information

If you are interested in Shakespeare's plays why not come and join us, new members are very welcome.

Contact details

Phyllis Lord 01858 431744


Play Reading (Shakespeare) – September meeting

When we meet on the 13th September we will finish reading Macbeth and start to watch the DVD.  Last month when we started reading the play, we were given parts and everyone enjoyed being an actor.  However, we do need a few more ‘actors’, so if you enjoy Shakespeare’s plays, do come and join us. […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – July meeting

On Wednesday, 12th July, we will start to read Macbeth.  There will be a brief introduction with handouts summarising each act.  If you are interested, do come along – newcomers are always welcome!  Phyllis Lord.

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – June meeting

On Wednesday, 14th June, we will watch the final act of Cymbeline – a very interesting play.  Having finished reading all of Shakespeare’s plays, and as small numbers in our group present some problems, we will spend the rest of this meeting reviewing what we do.  So, if you are interested in Shakespeare’s plays, do […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – April meeting

On 12th April we exceptionally meet at Lubenham.  We hope this will be the only occasion to do so, but we will soon finish reading Cymbeline and then start watching the DVD.  Do please contact me if you would like any information on our group.  Phyllis Lord.

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – February & March meetings

We started to read ‘Cymbeline, King of Britain’ at our meeting on the 8th February in the Bowden Room.  Our guide ‘Shakespeare in a Nutshell’ tells us it’s a comedy which has ‘a besieged Princess, a subtle villain and a fiendish queen, a banished lover and a bedroom scene’.  Sounds fun!  If you’d like to […]

Play Reading (Shakespeare) – September meeting

Our next meeting will be on 10th September when we will start to read Pericles, Prince of Tyre.  This is a new play to us.  We will have two extra copies if you have not got one.  We meet in the Bowden Room as usual – newcomers most welcome!  Phyllis Lord.