The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1754 Monday, 5 August 2002
Date: Sunday, 4 Aug 2002 13:11:30 +0100 (BST)
Subject: Re: Michael Boyd and the Future of the RSC
[From the Times (July 31, 2002)]
'RSC encouraged to take centre stage in London'
by Dalya Alberge and Melissa Kite
The Government is putting pressure on the Royal Shakespeare Company to
find a permanent home in London.
Ministers are said to be determined that it should settle in a
relatively central location. They have been encouraged by recent
negotiations with the Old Vic theatre in South London, but want a
decision as soon as possible.
A senior government source told The Times that the experiment of taking
Shakespeare to a wider audience with A Winter