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Shakespeare's Bottom Pinched
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.0270  Thursday, 10 February 2005

From:           John Webb <
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Date:           Wednesday, 9 Feb 2005 10:54:58 -0000
Subject: 16.0139 Shakespeare's Bottom Pinched
Comment:        Re: SHK 16.0139 Shakespeare's Bottom Pinched

 >An article in the Daily Telegraph on Tuesday 25th January,
 >"Shakespeare's Bottom pinched by Levi admen", describes how Midsummer
 >Night's Dream has been expropriated for a television advert.
 >The commercial, to be launched on Valentine's Day, is based on Act III
 >Scene 1 of the play and stars Amanda Sudano, daughter of the Seventies
 >disco diva Donna Summer, as Titania. It shows a romantic encounter
 >between Bottom and Titania, queen of the fairies, set in contemporary
 >Los Angeles.
 >It is hoping the 

 

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