Shakespeare's Strangest Tales

Shakespeare's Strangest Tales

by Iain Spragg

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Overview

A fascinating playbill of stories from the weird and wonderful world of Shakespearean theatre through the centuries, including distinguished actors falling off stages, fluffed lines, performances in the dark, and why you must never, ever say the name of that Scottish play, especially if you are Peter O'Toole. Discover a wealth of Shakespearean shenanigans over the years, including the terrible behavior of the groundlings at Shakespeare's Globe, and how Dame Maggie Smith got even with Sir Laurence Olivier.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781910232903
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Series: Strangest Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Iain Spragg is a journalist and author with more than 15 years’ experience. His books include The London Underground’s Strangest Tales.

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